English Miniature Portraits of Honorable and Mrs. Edward Perceval by John Smart

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4" (10 cm.) x 5 1/2" frames. The delicate watercolor miniature portraits depict the Honorable and Mrs. Edward Perceval in semi-profile with exquisite detail of shading and costume detail, each signed "Smart" and each in original inlay bone and rosewood frame. Ink script on the back identifying their persons. Paintings excellent, some wear on frames. John Smart (c. 1740-1811) was a noted portrait miniaturest in the late 1700s, known for his grey coloring and sense of quietude.
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