1 - 2 December 2015
JOHN HOSKINS (BRITISH, C. 1590-1655)
Lady Rawlings, in black spotted dress with white fichu and large ruff, white rosette at corsage attached to a string of pearls; blue background
Oval, 59 mm. high, silver-gilt frame with spiral surmount
This or another version, The Countess of Gosford; Sotheby's, London, 14 May 1925, lot 312 (£42).
Mrs P.B.K. Daingerfield of Baltimore; Sotheby's, London, 9 February 1961, lot 25.
Sotheby's, London, 10 June 1993, lot 261.
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This or another version, London, South Kensington Museum, Special Exhibition of Works of Art, 1862, no. 2342 (lent by the Earl of Gosford).
An enamel miniature after the present portrait was sold in the same sale as the present lot: Sotheby's, London, 10 June 1993, lot 268, described as 'English School'. It was later reattributed to Henry Pierce Bone.
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