• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 151

    Thomas Frye (1710-1762)

    Life-sized Heads: Young girl, facing and looking towards left, feather in front of hair, holding a string of pearls with right hand; Old man, in profile to left, black velvet cap, spectacles held in right hand; Young woman in profile to right, cap with ribbon round it, necklace, left hand holding ermine-lined mantle; and Old woman, nearly in profile to left, cap, dark kerchief over and across it, both hands leaning on top of crutch

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    Thomas Frye (1710-1762)
    Life-sized Heads: Young girl, facing and looking towards left, feather in front of hair, holding a string of pearls with right hand; Old man, in profile to left, black velvet cap, spectacles held in right hand; Young woman in profile to right, cap with ribbon round it, necklace, left hand holding ermine-lined mantle; and Old woman, nearly in profile to left, cap, dark kerchief over and across it, both hands leaning on top of crutch
    mezzotints on laid watermarked paper, published by T.Frye, 1760
    unframed
    P. 19 7/8 x 13 7/8in. (50.5 x 35.3cm.) (4)


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    Chaloner Smith 9, 10, 12, 15