GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750/1753 - 1829)
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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750/1753 - 1829)

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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750/1753 - 1829)
A young lady, in white dress with frilled collar, wearing a straw hat with loose yellow ribbons decorated with flowers on her powdered upswept hair; sky background
signed on the backing card 'George Engleheart / Pinxit.'
on ivory
oval, 2¼ in. (57 mm.) high, gold frame with enamel border, the reverse with memorial motifs and inscription 'a virtuous friendship extends beyond the grave'
Provenance
Presumably by direct family descent.
Sir John Gardner Dillman Engleheart, K.C.B. of 28 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London (1823-1923) (a grandnephew of the artist) Collection, in 1889 (in a different frame).
With D. S. Lavender (Antiques) Ltd., in 1990.
Exhibited
London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of Portrait
Miniatures
, 1889, case XXII (in a different frame, lent by J. Gardner D. Engleheart, Esq., C.B.).
Special notice

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