M1: Unknown Man

Unknown man, 1610 By unknown artist. Oil miniature oval 1 1/2 ins Black doublet, white collar, brown hair, green background, Inscribed: Aetatis 21 Anno 1610 This has been called the Duke of Rothes (7th Earl) but he was not born until c.1630, nor could it be the 6th Earl, as he was under 14 in […]

M5: Unknown pair

M5: Unknown pair

By unknown artist, c.1590 Watercolour on card, 2 1/4 ins. Almost monochrome in appearance, black, white and brown, with lost touches of gilding worn off leaving a pale yellow base. Inscription on lady’s miniature: D*M*L*L* Inscription on man’s miniature: ? H H ? – Aetatis -. Said to be Hamiltons but more likely Andrew, 5th […]

M5: Unknown pair

M5: Unknown pair

By unknown artist, c.1590 Watercolour on card, 2 1/4 ins. Almost monochrome in appearance, black, white and brown, with lost touches of gilding worn off leaving a pale yellow base. Inscription on lady’s miniature: D*M*L*L* Inscription on man’s miniature: ? H H ? – Aetatis -. Said to be Hamiltons but more likely Andrew, 5th […]