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Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Portrait of Rhoda Bennet Couch.

Auction:
2509
Lot:
833
Sold for:
$11,258$9,500

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

Description:

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865)

Portrait of Rhoda Bennet Couch. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1830, 30 x 24 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Craquelure with retouch on face, minor scattered spots of retouch to background and clothing, small patch repair c.r.

Literature: See Revisiting Ammi Phillips: Fifty Years of American Portraiture, by Stacy C. Hollander and Howard Fertig, curators, p. 62; the subject is listed as Rhoda Bennett. They speculate that the painting was probably done in the Great Barrington, Massachusetts, area.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Rhoda Bennet, Stacy C. Hollander, Howard Fertig, Rhoda Bennett, Massachusetts, Ammi Phillips

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