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Gibson, David - portrait of a lady
This miniature portrait is signed "Gibson 1800", probably for David Gibson (active 1788-1800), a Scottish artist. The sitter is unknown. 564
The term "historical detective" may sound a little strange, but is the easiest way to express the intent of this research.
Seeking information to expand historical knowledge and finding, surprisingly often, "conventional wisdom" needs revision