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American School, Mid-19th Century Pair of Portraits of a Boy in a Blue Jacket and a Boy in a Gray Suit

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

American School, Mid-19th Century

Pair of Portraits of a Boy in a Blue Jacket and a Boy in a Gray Suit
Unsigned.
Watercolor on paper, 4 1/2 x 3 3/8 in., each in an ebonized oval frame.
Condition: Toned; boy in blue has small areas of surface loss in the background and pants.

Provenance: Ellen Neily, Essex, Massachusetts, April 12, 1985.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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Ellen Neily, Sybil Kern, Essex

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