03-01-2015 03-01-2015
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March 1, 2015 10:00AMCalender

Pen and Ink Drawing of Mystic Hill Seminary

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2786B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 01, 2015 10:00AM


Pen and Ink Drawing of Mystic Hill Seminary, unsigned, West Medford, Massachusetts, c. 1855-59, the pen and inkwash on paper with gouache highlights drawing depicting a two-story building identified as "MYSTIC HALL" above four columns, the building flanked by a two-story house on the right and a three story Federal-style building on the right, the foreground having a group of women on galloping horses and title "MYSTIC HALL SEMINARY.," all mounted in its probable original wood grain painted frame, ht. 12 3/8, wd. 14 3/4 in., (minor imperfections).

Note: The Mystic Hall Seminary was a school for girls that only existed between February 1855 and June 1859.
Estimate $600-800

Frame has minor old touch up repair, paper evenly toned with minor spotting.

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West Medford, Massachusetts