02-24-2001 02-24-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2052
February 24, 2001 10:00AMCalender
498A

American School

$5,463$4,750
Auction: Sale #2052 - 2052 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century Portraits of Sarah and Edward Albert Currier. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 34 x 27 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Lined, minor retouch, craquelure. N.B. The children's father, Albert Currier (1819-1912), served as mayor of Newburyport, Massachusetts, and later as Massachusetts Representative and Senator. Throughout his life he was an important Essex County banker, ship owner, and contractor. Currier named a clipper ship after his son, who predeceased him. Additional information is available upon request.
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Keywords

Edward Albert Currier, Albert Currier, American School, Edward Albert, Newburyport, Massachusetts, mayor , Representative and Senator, banker , ship owner, and contractor, Essex County, contractor, banker