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Lot 290/0309

SOLD Hammer price: €200, Estimate: €275-350

James Watson after Sir Joshua ReynoldsMezzotint Portraits: “[Catherine Bunbury]” looking towards left, right hand on lap, left elbow on table, landscape through window to left. Inscribed, ‘Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds – James Watson Sculpit, [over] ‘Published May 1st 1778 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London.’ approx. 46cms x 34cms (18″ x 13 1/2″) Second State; also “Miss Bosville,” inscribed ‘Sir Joshua Reynolds, Pinxit, James Watson fecit,” [over] Published Aug. st 24th 1775 by John Boydell, Engraver, Cheapside, London.’ approx. 38cms x 28cms (15″ x 11″) Third State; both in black and gold frames; and another female mezzotint portrait. As a lot. (3)

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