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The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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Andrew Plimer
WELLINGTON 1763 - 1837 BRIGHTON
PORTRAIT OF GEORGIANA, DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE (1757-1806)
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gold frame, with pearl set border;
signed and dated lower right: AP / 1786
77 by 62 mm.
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Provenance

Jeffrey Whitehead, by 1887;
John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York, by 1903;
sale, London, Christie's, 24 June 1935, lot 495;
Lady Shelley-Rolls;
her executor's sale, London, Christie's, 13 February 1962, lot 15;
H.E. Backer, London;
Leland H. Gilbert, Lisbon;
sale, London, Christie's, 3 December 1963, lot 62;
sale, London, Christie's, 27 November 1984, lot 149 

Exhibited

London, 1887, no. 627;
London (Burlington Fine Arts Club), 1889, case XVII, no. 10;
London, 1891, no. 1028;
London, 1895, no. 17A

Literature

Williamson, 1903, p. 41, pl. 67;
Williamson, 1906-1908, vol. II, no. 346;
Schidlof, 1964, vol. II, p. 643 ('good, typical of the first period')

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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