20 November 2007
Franciszek Smiadecki (Anglo-Polish, fl. c. 1664)
A gentleman, in black cloak, white lawn collar with tassels, moustache and long greying hair
oil on copper, three of spades backing card
oval, 3 in. (76 mm.) high, silver frame with spiral cresting
Sotheby's, London, 13 June 1929, lot 132 (as Oliver Cromwell).
E. J. Clark Collection; Sotheby's, London, 26 November 1973, lot 81 (£1,100 to W. H. D. Campbell).
Sotheby's, London, 15 November 1982, lot 40.
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