20 November 2007
Patrick McMoreland (Scottish, 1741- after 1809)
A young gentleman, in brown coat with gilt buttons, white waistcoat, white lace cravat, powdered hair
oval, 1 1/16 in. (27 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame
Christie's, London, 9 October 1979, lot 66.
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