Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, each after a famous work; to include a Renaissance style portrait of an angel, signed "M.Hask," in oval frame under glass; a portrait of a beautiful woman, unsigned, indiscernibly inscribed to verso, in oval brass frame under glass; and a miniature portrait of a princess, possibly Russian, signed "Paulin" lower right, in an interior frame surrounded by larger laurel decorated round frame.
Largest 4 x 2.5 in. The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC.
Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Smallest portrait loose in outer frame.