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American School, Early 19th Century Pair of Miniature Portraits of William and Elizabeth Crump

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
322
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

American School, Early 19th Century

Pair of Miniature Portraits of William and Elizabeth Crump
Unsigned, sitters identified on the back and inscribed "Painted by an old/Soldier in 1790," the back of the boy with a pencil sketch of a building-lined street.
Watercolor on paper, 5 x 3 1/2 in., in a simple gilt frame with eglomise mat.
Condition: Staining.

Provenance: Roger Bacon, September 21, 1973.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

Elizabeth Crump, Roger Bacon, Art history, Articles, Crump, Humanities, Mat, Miniature painting, Pencil, Portrait miniature, Provenance, Visual arts

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