20 November 2007
William Grimaldi (British, 1751-1830)
An unfinished portrait of a young lady, wearing a coral necklace, coral earring, pearl-mounted gold clasp in her upswept and curling dark hair; sky background
signed and dated in full on the backing paper 'By W. Grimaldi Enamel and Minia. painter to their Royal Highnesses the Duke + Duchess of York 11 albemarle Street. London 1805·'
oval, 2 7/8 in. (62 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount within rectangular black wood frame
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