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Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania/Maryland/Indiana/Germany, 1763-1863) Portrait of Henry Potter Stichter

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania/Maryland/Indiana/Germany, 1763-1863)

Portrait of Henry Potter Stichter
Unsigned, dated "April 9th 1833."
Watercolor on paper, 6 x 5 1/2 in., in a grain-painted frame.
Condition: Toned.

Provenance: Don Walters; Sotheby Parke Bernet, February 1, 1978, Lot 216.

Literature: Jacqueline Oak, "American Folk Portraits in the Collection of Sybil B. and Arthur B. Kern," The Magazine Antiques, September 1982, p. 564.

Note: In 1833 the Stichter family was living in Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery, County, Pennsylvania, where Maentel is known to have painted.

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 $1,500-2,500


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

Don Walters, Henry Potter Stichter, Arthur B. Kern, Sybil Kern, Jacob Maentel, Jacqueline Oak, Kern, Singing, Sybil, Lexington, Upper Hanover Township, Germany

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