10 December 2002
RICHARD COSWAY, R.A. (1742-1821)
Sir William Twysden, 7th Bt. (1760-1834), facing right in blue coat with silver buttons and silver collar, white waistcoat and frilled cravat, powdered hair
oval, 2½ in. (64 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame, the reverse with central lock of plaited hair on green glass within gold oak foliage surround
Edward Joseph, no. 22 (in 1889).
John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York; (+) Christie's, London, 24-27 June 1935, lot 292 (24gns. to Frank Partridge).
Christie's, London, 18 June 1974, lot 68.
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G. C. Williamson, Catalogue of the Collection of Miniatures. The Property of J. Pierpont Morgan, II, London, 1907, no. 289.
London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1889 (lent by E. Joseph).
Sir William Jervis Twysden, 7th Bt. married Frances Wynch in 1786 and had three sons and five daughters.
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