Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 544

Attrib Edward Foster, Portrait of a Gentleman, 19th C

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property of a Private Collector, Hilton Head Island, SC


Attributed to Edward Ward Foster (British, c. 1761-1864), Portrait of a Gentleman, 19th Century, portrait miniature of a gentleman in profile, wearing blue suitcoat with yellow shirt and white cravat, unpainted background, gouache on paper, verso with pencil inscription 'Painted by Edward Ward Foster, miniature painter to Queen Charlotte and Princess Amelia,' with a gilt metal surround in a black wood frame, with gilt metal crown at top, frame size 7 3/4 in. x 6 3/8 in.

Measurements: Height: by sight, 3 5/8 in. x Width: 3 in.


Good condition, surface dust, loss to top and lower left corner of frame, scratches to frame.

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