2 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE LATE DR WILLIAM LINDSAY GORDON COLLECTION
JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811)
A gentleman, in scarlet coat, light green waistcoat, white stock and linen shirt with lace frill, powdered red hair en queue in black bagwig
signed with initials and dated 'J.S. 86' (lower left)
oval, 1¼ in. (32 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount
Christie's, Geneva, 16 May 1984, lot 441 (in different frame).
Christie's, London, 23 May 1989, lot 37.
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