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JOHN SIMPSON (1811 - d. after 1871)
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JOHN SIMPSON (1811 - d. after 1871)

Queen Victoria (1819-1901), in profile to the left in off the shoulder yellow dress with lace underslip, yellow and red flowers and black lace veil in her dark upswept hair

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JOHN SIMPSON (1811 - d. after 1871)
Queen Victoria (1819-1901), in profile to the left in off the shoulder yellow dress with lace underslip, yellow and red flowers and black lace veil in her dark upswept hair
signed and dated in full on the counter-enamel 'Queen Victoria . after FWinterhalter. by Simpson 1852'
enamel on copper
oval, 16 in. (34 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame, the reverse engraved 'TO MARY from her affectionate cousin VICTORIA R. Nov r 27. 1852'
Provenance
According to the reverse of the frame given by Queen Victoria to her cousin Mary.
Adolphus, 1st Marquess of Cambridge.
Christie's, London, 16 December 1975, lot 68.
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