A Gentleman, said to be a member of the ‘Dorset’ family, wearing white falling ruff trimmed with lace and black, embroidered doublet
Watercolour, bodycolour and gold on vellum in later gilded metal frame
Oval, 1 ⅞ in. (47 mm) high
The R.L. Bayne-Powell Collection of Portrait Miniatures;
Sotheby's, London, 11 October 1991, as an unknown member of the Dorset family by Isaac Oliver (c.1565-1617);
Christie's, London, 21 April 1998, lot 645;
Private Collection, UK
D. Foskett,. (1979), Collecting Miniatures, Woodbridge: The Antique Collectors' Club, pp. 56, 70, pl. 3a; D. Foskett,. (1987), Miniatures Dictionary and Guide, Woodbridge: The Antique Collectors' Club, pp. 70, 56, pl. 3a.