20 November 2007
Luke Sullivan (British, 1705-1771)
Sir John Clerke, in gold-bordered lilac coat with silver buttons, gold-embroidered white waistcoat, white lace cravat, dark wig en queue
signed with monogram and dated 'LS 176[ ]' (lower right)
oval, 1 3/8 in. (35 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount within blue glass surround and outer gilt-metal frame, the reverse with a sepia and hair memorial miniature, inscribed on the base of the monument 'IN MEMORY OF SIR JOHN CLERKE' and on banner at top of miniature 'IT FALLS TO RISE AGAIN'
Christie's, London, 15 June 1982, lot 92.
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