London, South Kensington
4 June 2008
English School, early 19th century
Portrait of a lady, half-length, in profile, wearing a pale brown dress with a white partlet trimmed in lace and a blue ribbon; and Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in profile, wearing a blue coat, striped waistcoat and white cravat
pastel, with verre églomisé mount, oval
9½ x 7¾ in. (24.1 x 19.7 cm.) (2)
Anonymous sale; Christie's South Kensington, 13 June 2002, lot 10.
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These works have traditionally been attributed to George Dance, Jun., R.A., F.R.S., F.S.A. (1745-1825).
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