22 May 2001
SCHOOL OF AUGUSTIN, CIRCA 1805/10
A girl with her breasts bared, in loose white dress, her long fair hair dressed in ringlets
2¼ in. (57 mm.) diam., silver-gilt frame with outer split-pearl border and glazed reverse
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For an oval 'dressed' version of this miniature, see G. Reynolds, Wallace Collection. Catalogue of Miniatures, London, 1980, p. 201, no. 175.
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