JOHN SMART | Portrait of a gentleman
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
- Portrait of a gentleman
- Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gold frame with plated hair border, glazed reverse;signed lower right: J.S. / 178(?)
- 48 by 36 mm
Sale, London, Christie's, 31 March 1981, lot 134
The date on this miniature is partly concealed by the mount, but it must date from the early years of Smart's Indian period (1785-1795).