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Continental School, 19th Century Portrait of Cornelia and Nathalie E. Ray

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
620
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Continental School, 19th Century

Portrait of Cornelia and Nathalie E. Ray
Signed "Rossi" l.r., sitters identified on a label affixed to the frame.
Watercolor on paper mounted to paperboard, sight size 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (27.0 x 21.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor toning, not examined out of frame.

N.B. Cornelia Ray (1829-1867) and Nathalie Elizabeth Ray (1837-1912) were sisters, children of a prominent New York City merchant, Robert Ray, and Cornelia Prime Ray. A brief family genealogy may be viewed at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/150110652/cornelia-hamilton. The label on the frame dates the work to c. 1844 in Paris.
Estimate $200-400

Paperboard support with a label from Hte. Jenavin, Place Vendome, Paris, affixed to the reverse.


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Keywords

Robert Ray, Nathalie E. Ray, Nathalie Elizabeth Ray, New York City, Paris, Cornelia, Nathalie

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