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American School, Early 19th Century Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Martling

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
345
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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

Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Martling
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 26 1/4 in., in a modern black-painted frame.
Condition: Relined, the man with retouch to his face, the woman with minor retouch.

Provenance: Portraits found on Staten Island, New York, owned by a descendant, Ida Dudley Dale; Sotheby Parke Bernet, February 2, 1979, Lot 577; Robert Anderson, Frenchtown, New Jersey, September 23, 1981.

Note: The Martlings lived in Tarrytown, New York.
Provenance: 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

Robert Anderson, Abraham Martling, Sybil Kern, Archaeology, Frenchtown, Humanities, Lithics, Retouch, Terminology, Tarrytown

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