Miniature half length portrait of Peter Oliver in profile to the right.

He has a moustache and small beard and wears a wide plain collar. On the reverse is a portrait of his wife, Anne, showing her head and half shoudlers, slightly to the right. She has dark hair confined under a coif banded with lace across the forehead.

Provenance

George Vertue; Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford; 6th Earl Waldegrave; 13th Earl of Derby; by descent to 18th Earl of Derby; sold Christie's 1971.


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