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REGINALD EASTON (BRITISH, 1807-1893)
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REGINALD EASTON (BRITISH, 1807-1893)

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REGINALD EASTON (BRITISH, 1807-1893)
Three sisters of the Spencer Smith family in woodland landscapes: Dora (b. 1845), in décolleté white dress with gauze fichu, mauve ribbon tied at neck and mauve belt with gold buckle at waist, wearing a black choker set with gold pendant; Isabella Mary (b. 1846), in similar dress; Augusta Frances (b. 1850) in white dress with square lace-trimmed collar, the neckline and sleeves bordered with mauve ribbon, mauve sash tied around waist, wearing a black choker set with gold crucifix
on ivory
ovals, 2 7/8 in. (74 mm.) to 3½ in. (88 mm.) high, gilt-metal mounts set within pierced gilt-metal scrolling foliate and initial surrounds in blue velvet covered wooden panel
signed and dated on the backing cards 'Dora Spencer Smith 1863. painted by Mr. Easton'; 'Isabella Mary Spencer Smith 1863. painted by Mr. Easton'; 'Augusta Frances Spencer Smith 1863. painted by Mr. Easton'
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Lot Essay

Dora, Isabella Mary and Augusta Frances were daughters of Charles Smith (1757-1814) and his wife, Frances Anne Seymour (1808-1897). The Spencer Smiths were from Brooklands, Hampshire.

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