JOHN SMART | Portrait of Alexander Higginson (1746-1793)
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
- Portrait of Alexander Higginson (1746-1793)
- Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gold frame, glazed hair reverse;signed with artist's initials lower left: J.S. / 1783
- 51 by 40 mm.
Sale, London, Sotheby's, 10 June 1993, lot 286
The sitter was chief of the provincial council at Burdwan and a member of the board of trade of the East India Company. He married Marta Isaacs in Calcutta in 1779.