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