Miniature of an unknown man (John Milton?)

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British School
17th century
England, 17th century
Watercolor on vellum.
2 1/4 x 1 13/16 inches (57 x 45 mm), oval
Gift of J.P. Morgan, Jr.
AZ099
Provenance: 
Catherine Woodcock (Milton's second wife); by descent to Mrs. Milton's niece; by direct descent to Miss Woodcock; by descent to the Goddard family; from whom acquired by G.C. Williamson; J.P. Morgan, Jr.
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It has been suggested that this portrait represents Milton at about 48 years of age.
An autograph letter by G.C. Williamson to Belle Green, dated Oct. 27, 1910, refers to this miniature (ARC 1310, W Williamson, George).

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