Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Fall Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Oct 18, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 768

English School, Portrait of a Woman, Miniature

Estimate: $250 - $350

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 from the Estate of William H. Rasch


English School, Portrait of a Woman, Miniature, possibly by Sir John Wilkie of 'Mrs. Mather', unsigned with note on back 'Mrs. Mather, nee Madelaine Grandison, Grandmother of Colonel and Miss Bowman, by her cousin, Sir John Wilkie, R.A.  Miss Grandison eloped while riding with her husband, who came from Aberdeen, and was tutor to her brother, Mr. Grandison.  She died at Kazan in Russia.  She had two sisters, a Mrs. Ruffel, and a Miss Grandison, who both died in Russia. Frame size: 10 in. x 8 7/8 in.

Measurements: Height: by sight 5 3/4 in. x Width: 4 1/2 in.


Good condition, some sun fading.

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