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The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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John Smart
LONDON 1741 - 1811
PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gold frame, the reverse with glazed central hair reserve set with the initials: EC;
signed and dated lower left: JS / 1789 / I

 


65 by 52 mm.
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Provenance

Sale, Geneva, Christie's, 15 November 1983, lot 266

Catalogue Note

This engaging portrait of a child is notable in that Smart has depicted the sitter's hands, which is very unusual in his work. 

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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London