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Anglo-American School, 19th Century Portrait of Hannah More.

Auction:
2509
Lot:
835
Sold for:
$385$325

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

Description:

Anglo-American School, 19th Century

Portrait of Hannah More. Unsigned, inscribed Hannah More l.c., the name "Hannah More" inscribed in ink on the mat. Oil on canvas, 9 x 8 in., in a carved mahogany frame with grapevine motif. Condition: Minor retouch to background.

Note: This portrait may depict the English writer Hannah More, best known as a writer of popular religious tracts, an educator of the poor, a poet, and playwright.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Hannah More, Anglo-American School, poet, poet , and playwright

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