ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE PATTEN
(1801 - 1865)
MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL IN A WHITE DRESS
watercolor on ivory
2 ⅛ by 1 ¾ in.
together with a string of coral beads worn by the sitter, length 14 3/8 in. (2 pieces)
the sitter reported to be the great-grandmother of prominent miniature on ivory collector, Edward Grosvenor Paine (1911-1994); set in a mourning locket with lock of braided hair verso.
Christie's London, Objects of Vertu, Portrait Miniatures and Silver, March 18, 2003, sale 9584, lot 75;
Marguerite Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut.