20 November 2007
Matthew Snelling (British, 1621-1678)
A gentleman, in black gown, white collar and tassels, long curling fair hair; gold edge border
signed with initials and dated on backing card 'M: S: fec Feb 1653'
on vellum laid down on playing card with one and a half clubs
oval, 2½ in. (63 mm.) high, turned wood frame
Sotheby's, London, 11 March 1985, lot 186 (£8,000).
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