20 November 2007
George Engleheart (British, 1750/53-1829)
An infantry officer, in red uniform with gold button, gold-embroidered blue collar, gold epaulettes, white waistcoat, frilled lace cravat, powdered hair en queue; sky background
oval, 1 11/16 in. (43 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame
Collection of Mrs. von Zapp-Sidell Geiffert, Tarrytown, N.Y., 1951;
Edward Grosvenor Paine (1911-1989) Collection, New Orleans, La.; Sotheby's, London, 22 June 1981, lot 113.
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