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A portrait miniature on vellum of a gentleman by John Hoskins (1590-1665).

English, mid 17th century.

Measures 2.7 x 2.2 cm.

Set in its original engraved silver gilt slide setting.

The gentleman is traditionally identified as Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey (1621-1678), circa 1655.

Signed centre left with the artist's initials ‘IH’ for John Hoskins (Wells, Somerset, c. 1590 - 1665 London).

Provenance:
Leland H. Gillbert, Lisbon;
Sale, London, Christie's, 3 December 1963, lot 20;
Sale, London, Sotheby's, 30 June 1980, lot 78.



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