Highly Coiffured

Circa 1770


A skillfully sketched portrait of an elegant lady in a décolleté gown with narrow sleeves, the bodice fastened with a ribbon bow and her curled hair swept up over ‘cushions’ or pads to create height and softened with curls tumbling on to her shoulder.

Item Ref. 5468

Size: framed, 138 x 121mm (5¾ x 4¾")

Provenance: Sotheby's March 1982