15 April 1997
ISAAC OLIVER (c. 1565-1617)
An Important Portrait Miniature of King Charles I as a boy, facing left in gilt and black armour, high lace ruff, wearing the blue sash of the Order of the Garter, drop pearl earring, short brown hair; folded red curtain background within gold border
oval, 2 5/8 in. (67 mm.) high, rectangular ebony frame
S. Reynolds Solly; Sotheby's, London, 27 June 1940, lot 21, frontispiece illustration (as by Peter Oliver).
Robert H. Rockliff, Compton Grange, Eastbourne; Sotheby's, London, 11 November 1947, lot 60, frontispiece illustration (257gns. to Cecil Davis).
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London, South Kensington Museum, Special Exhibition of Works of Art, 1862, no. 2606 (lent by S. Reynolds Solly).
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