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American School, 19th Century Portrait of Gentleman Holding a Newspaper.

Auction:
2509
Lot:
593
Sold for:
$948$800

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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 Gentleman Holding a Newspaper. Unsigned, the subject possibly James M. Schofield, the name of the editor inscribed under the heading of the newspaper the gentleman is holding. Oil on canvas, c. 1840, 30 x 25 1/4 in., housed in a period gilt ogee wood frame. Condition: Minor paint losses u.r. and l.r., minor retouch.
Estimate $800-1,200

Minor retouch to a few spots on gentleman's upper lip and side of nose and a few spots on jacket l.r

Keywords

American School, James M. Schofield, editor

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