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William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Baby in Blue.

Auction:
2509
Lot:
587
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873)

Portrait of a Baby in Blue. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, c. 1840, depicting the blue-eyed, brown-haired child holding a bunch of cherries, flanked by swagged and tasseled drapery, 15 x 10 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor retouch.

Provenance: A label affixed to the reverse indicates that the portrait was purchased from Marguerite Riordan.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Minor retouch to forehead, chin, chest, and u.r. background .

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William Matthew Prior, Marguerite Riordan

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