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Attributed to Benjamin West (Pennsylvania, England, 1738-1820) Portrait of Mr. Little

Auction:
3080B
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3080B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Benjamin West (Pennsylvania, England, 1738-1820)

Portrait of Mr. Little
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 25 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame.
Condition: Relined, scattered retouch mostly in the background.

Exhibition: Old labels adhered to the back of the frame indicate exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts and the Fogg Art Museum and identify the sitter.
Estimate $1,200-1,500


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Benjamin West, Little, Canvas, Fogg, Retouch, United Kingdom

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