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American School, Late 18th Century Portrait of a Gentleman in a Blue Jacket Holding a Book

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
315
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

American School, Late 18th Century

Portrait of a Gentleman in a Blue Jacket Holding a Book
Unsigned.
Watercolor on ivory, 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in., in a wood and pressed brass frame.
Condition: No obvious damage, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Sotheby Parke Bernet, April 29, 1977, Lot 317.

Exhibitions: Reflections of 19th Century America: Folk Art from the Collection of Sybil B. and Arthur B. Kern, Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 19, 1979-June 15, 1980.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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.

Keywords

Edgar William, Arthur B. Kern, Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Sybil Kern, Mayfair, Upper East Side, Lexington

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