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JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811)
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JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811)

Mrs Russell, née Cox, in lace-bordered white under-dress, pink-lined and ermine-bordered bright green dress, jewelled pendant fastened at corsage, gauze scarf entwined in her upswept and curling light brown hair and fastened to the border of her dress with pearls

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JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811)
Mrs Russell, née Cox, in lace-bordered white under-dress, pink-lined and ermine-bordered bright green dress, jewelled pendant fastened at corsage, gauze scarf entwined in her upswept and curling light brown hair and fastened to the border of her dress with pearls
signed with initials and dated 'J S 1781' (lower right)
oval, 2 in. (51 mm.) high, gold frame with bright-cut border, the reverse with central lock of plaited hair within bright-cut border, fitted hinged green shagreen case (2)
Provenance
Antrobus Collection, Hatfield.
Literature
D. Foskett, John Smart, The Man and His Miniatures, London, 1964, p. 73.
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