2 June 2009
SIR WILLIAM CHARLES ROSS, R.A. (BRITISH, 1794/95-1860)
A lady, in white décolleté dress trimmed with white lace at neckline and cuff, gold buckled sash, fur-lined cloak across her lap, gold bracelet on her left arm, pink flowers adorning her dark upswept hair, holding a nosegay of flowers in her left hand, seated on a green ledge next to a terrier and dachshund on a tapestry covered table; curtain and classicizing portico background
rectangular, 8½ x 6½ in. (215 x 165 mm.), pierced gilt-wood frame carved with fruits, flowers and foliage at the spandrels and centre of the four sides
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