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NICHOLAS HILLIARD | Portrait of a gentleman, circa 1590

Estimate
7,000 - 9,000 GBP
Sold
40,000 GBP
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Description

  • Hilliard
  • Portrait of a gentleman, circa 1590
  • Watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with gold on vellum, mounted on a playing card, inset in the base of a turned carved ivory case

Provenance

S.H.V. Hickson;
sale, London, Sotheby's, 29 March 1965, lot 74;
sale, London, Sotheby's, 13 July 1982, lot 105

Literature

Reitlinger, 1982, vol. III, p. 259
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