21 November 2000
JOHN SMART (1742/43-1811)
A double-sided miniature of a lady and gentleman; she, facing left in pale green dress with lace bordered white underslip, fur bordered pale pink surcoat, pearls in her upswept and curled hair; and he, facing right in grey coat, gold-bordered pale pink waistcoat and cravat, powdered hair
the lady: signed with initials and dated 'J. S. 1771.'
the gentleman: pencil and watercolour on card
ovals, 1.11/16 in. (43 mm.) high, gold frame with plaited hair surround and blue and white enamel border
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Luton, Luton Museum, In the Days of Queen Charlotte, 1939, no. 103.
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