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A lady, in dress with high lace collar, wearing a large straw bonnet with lilac ribbons
Signed with initials and dated 'I.B. / 1795' (lower left)
On ivory
Oval, 49 mm. high, silver-gilt frame with blue enamel border and bright-cut reverse
Mrs Charles E. Dunlap; (+) Sotheby's, London, 29 March 1976, lot 86.
Edward Grosvenor Paine (1911-1989) Collection, New Orleans, La., inv. no. 737 (as dated 1792); (+) Christie's, London, 15 October 1996, lot 24.
The Collection of the Late Mrs T.S. Eliot (1926-2012); (+) Christie's, London, 20 November 2013, lot 23.
D. Foskett, Collecting Miniatures, Woodbridge, 1979, illustrated p. 201, illustrated pl. 47.
D. Foskett, Miniatures. Dictionary and Guide, Woodbridge, 1987, p. 201, illustrated pl. 47.
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