JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/1743-1811)
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JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/1743-1811)

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JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/1743-1811)
Miss Isobel Page, in green coat with fur trim, white dress, upswept curling brown hair
signed with initials and dated 'JS / 1776' (lower left)
on ivory
oval 1¾ in. (45 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame
Provenance
Major W. I. G. Page; Sotheby's, London, 30 November 1964, lot 65 (£360 to Stelman).
The late Walter and Gertrude Rappolt Collection; Christie's, London, 14 October 1998, lot 33.
With D. S. Lavender (Antiques) Ltd., in 1999.
Literature
D. Foskett, A Dictionary of British Miniature Painters, London, 1972, I, p. 516, illustrated in colour pl. XXIV, no. 80.
Special notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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Lot Essay

Isobel Page, daughter of Charles Page was baptised by William Emmanuel Page, the chaplain of the English community in Oporto.

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