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Ruth Whittier Shute (New Hampshire, 1803-1882) Portrait of a Brother and Sister with Their Dog

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Ruth Whittier Shute (New Hampshire, 1803-1882)

Portrait of a Brother and Sister with Their Dog
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, subjects seen full-length, the boy holds a small piece of fruit, the girl a single rose, 44 x 44 in., in a molded giltwood frame.
Condition: Relined.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

crackfill inpainting in numerous areas.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Ruth Whittier Shute, Lion-reclining, Whittier

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