02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Ellington School, Ellington, Connecticut.

$1,175$1,000
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of the Ellington School, Ellington, Connecticut. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 10 3/4 x 15 1/2 in, in a gilt gesso frame. Condition: Retouched, paint loss to lower edge, yellowed varnish.

N.B. Judge John Hall (1783-1847), founded this school in Ellington, Connecticut in 1829 as an Athenaeum for boys. The school, regarded as one of the foremost classical academies in the country during the judge's tenure there, educated three hundred boys from the United States and abroad. More information is available to prospective bidders.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

Ellington School, Ellington, Connecticut, American School, John Hall, N.B. Judge , judge , United States