9 December 2008
JOHN THOMAS BARBER BEAUMONT (BRITISH, 1774-1841)
A gentleman, in blue coat, white waistcoat, white knotted cravat, powdered hair
signed with initials 'ITB' (lower right)
oval, 2 11/16 in. (68 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame with blue glass reverse centred with sheaf of hair with pearls and gold wire on opalescent glass, framed with seed pearls within blue glass surround
Bought by Edward Grosvenor Paine from Delehar on 3 December 1963.
Edward Grosvenor Paine (1911-1989) Collection, New Orleans, La., inv. no. 226; Sotheby's, London, 22 June 1981, lot 191.
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For further information about this artist, see D. A. Beaumont, Barber Beaumont, London, 1999.
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