• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 150

    Thomas Frye (1710-1762)

    Life-sized Heads: A Fashionable Lady, with a Pearl Necklace and Pearl Diadem Supporting a Scroll and Spray of Flowers; Man, facing towards and looking to front, turban, both hands leaning on large book with clasps upright before him; and Young woman in profile to right, cap with ribbon round it, necklace, left hand holding ermine-lined mantle

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    Thomas Frye (1710-1762)
    Life-sized Heads: A Fashionable Lady, with a Pearl Necklace and Pearl Diadem Supporting a Scroll and Spray of Flowers; Man, facing towards and looking to front, turban, both hands leaning on large book with clasps upright before him; and Young woman in profile to right, cap with ribbon round it, necklace, left hand holding ermine-lined mantle
    mezzotints of laid paper with armorial watermark, published by T.Frye, 1760 and 1762
    unframed
    P. 19 7/8 x 13 7/8in. (50.5 x 35.3cm.)
    with a mezzotint portrait of Johannis Ellis by William Pether, after Thomas Frye (4)


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    Literature

    Chaloner Smith 25, 16, 12