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James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874) Portrait of Marcia Treat

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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

Description:

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874)

Portrait of Marcia Treat
Unsigned.
Watercolor on paper, 3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in., in a fruitwood veneer frame.
Condition: Minor toning, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Betty Sterling, Randolph, Vermont, August 27, 1981.

Literature: Lucy B. Mitchell, catalog for the James. S. Ellsworth exhibition, 1974.

Exhibitions: James S. Ellsworth, Portrait Painter, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, Williamsburg, Virginia, October 13-December 1, 1974.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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Keywords

Lucy B. Mitchell, James Sanford Ellsworth, Betty Sterling, Sybil Kern, Marcia Treat, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Aldrich, Dudley–Winthrop family, Ellsworth, Genealogy, Rockefeller family, Randolph, Williamsburg

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