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The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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Samuel Shelley
WHITECHAPEL CIRCA 1750 - 1808 LONDON
PORTRAIT OF TWO SISTERS, CIRCA 1790
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gilt-metal frame;
signed and inscribed verso: painted by / Sam: Shelley / no. 7 Henrietta Street / Covt. Garden / London
75 by 58 mm.
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Provenance

With Arthur G. Tite, London, by 1965;
Edward Grosvenor Paine (d. 1989), New Orleans;
his sale, London, Christie's, 20 March 1989, lot 61

Description

The interior of the case is inscribed with the date: 'May 16 1790'. There is also a trade label that reads: Joseph Canter / GOLD-SEAL-MAKER & JEWELLER, / No. 6 Church Street, Soho / ... in the greatest variety & pleasing Taste.  

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part II

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Londres