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

Miss Isobel Page, facing right in pearl-bordered white dress, pink flower at corsage, fur-bordered green surcoat, her brown hair plaited and upswept

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JOHN SMART (1742/43-1811)
Miss Isobel Page, facing right in pearl-bordered white dress, pink flower at corsage, fur-bordered green surcoat, her brown hair plaited and upswept
signed with initials and dated 'JS 1776' (lower left)
oval, 1.11/16 in. (43 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame with reeded border
Provenance
Major W. I. G. Page; Sotheby's, London, 30 November 1964, lot 65 (£360 to Stelman).
Literature
D. Foskett, A Dictionary of British Miniature Painters, London, 1972, I, p. 516, illustrated colour pl. XXIV, no. 80.

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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