16 June 1999
Attributed to ANSON DICKINSON (1779-1852)
A Lady in black dress with brown ringlets held in a tortoise comb
watercolor on ivory
3 x 2in.
gilt-metal rectangular frame with inset oval and open spandrels on black ground
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See note to lot 143.
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