25 May 2004
FREDERICK CRUICKSHANK (BRITISH, 1800-1868)
John Gibson Reeves, in black coat with velvet collar and gold buttons, buff coloured waistcoat and black stock, curling brown hair and sideburns
signed with initials and dated 'FC 1833' (upper right)
rectangular, 4 x 3 1/16 in. (101 x 78 mm.), gilt-metal mount within fitted tooled leather case
Mr Booth, Glendon Hall, Nr. Kettering (in 1912).
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Brussels, Hôtel Goffinet, Exposition de la miniature, 1912, no. 110 (lent by Mr Booth, Glendon Hall, Nr. Kettering).
This lot is sold with a receipt signed by Frederick Cruickshank dated 26th September 1833 made out to a Mr Hollins for a miniature with case for a total of £13.19.
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