9 December 2008
BERNARD LENS (BRITISH, 1682-1740)
A young lady, in royal blue satin open gown with celadon green lining, fastened with gem-set gold and pearl strand closure, ruffled linen shift, gold embroidered gauze mantle, her dark curling hair falling over her left shoulder
signed with gold monogram 'BL' (lower right)
oval, 2 13/16 in. (71 mm.) high, rectangular wood frame
Christie's, London, 24 May 1977, lot 88.
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