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American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman.

Auction:
2509
Lot:
574
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of a Young Woman. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1810, reportedly depicting a young woman named Miss Davis, of Marshfield, Massachusetts, 13 x 11 in., in a period molded, painted, and gilded frame. Condition: Small patch with associated retouch u.c., minor scattered spots of retouch.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

This portrait has not been lined and the canvas is still on the original stretcher. There is a small patch with associated retouch u.c., minor scattered spots of retouch. The patch with retouch is about 1/2 in. dia. on eyebrow area above left facing eye, and other scattered minor spots of retouch on her face, dress, and background.
The painting was inherited by a family in Scituate, MA and was found in a storage container which was with a number of other items pertaining to a woman- Miss Davis from Marshfield, Massachusetts.

Keywords

Davis, Massachusetts, Marshfield, American School, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

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