20 November 2007
John Barry (British, fl. 1784-1827)
A gentleman, in green coat, white knotted cravat, powdered hair
oval, 2 9/16 in. (66 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame, the reverse with initial 'J.H' on small blue oval, a lock of hair and seed pearls on opalescent glass
Edward Grosvenor Paine (1911-1989) Collection, New Orleans, La.; Christie's, London, 23 October 1979, lot 152.
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