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American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of Mrs. D.A. Baldwin in Blue Dress with White Trim

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

American School, Early 19th Century

Portrait of Mrs. D.A. Baldwin in Blue Dress with White Trim
Unsigned.
Oil on wood panel, the woman wearing a tortoiseshell comb and three-strand necklace, 27 1/2 x 22 3/4 in., in a molded black-painted frame.
Condition: Several minor spots of inpainting, one larger spot in background, panel cradled.

Note: The subject's surname is indicated in several places throughout the painting: on a typewritten label affixed to the panel, in a pencil inscription at the rear top edge of the frame, and in a faint pencil inscription across the subject's neck.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Comb, Conservation and restoration, Hairdressing, Image processing, Inpainting, Tortoiseshell cat

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