2 June 2009
ATTRIBUTED TO ABRAHAM SEAMAN (BRITISH, FL. C. 1724-1753)
A young gentleman, in orange coat, black waistcoat, white shirt with frilled cravat, powdered wig
oval, 1 11/16 in. (43 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame
Sotheby's, London, 30 October 1972, lot 90 (as School of Zincke).
Peretz, Saarbrücken, 17-18 May 1973, lot 903 (as by Zincke).
Peretz, Saarbrücken/Cologne, 27 November 1974 (as by Zincke).
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