10-28-2001 10-28-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2134
October 28, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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American School

$1,725$1,500
Auction: Sale #2134 - 2134 Location: Bolton Date / Time: October 28, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century Quaker Meeting Ground, Salem, Massachusetts. Signed and dated indistinctly "Parkhurst" l.r., later inscription "Parkhurst, the Quaker painter of Marblehead" to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 13 1/2 x 21 1/2 in., in red and black grain-painted frame. Condition: Minor retouch. N.B. Inscriptions to the stretcher further indicate that Parkhurst emigrated from England to settle in Marblehead 1850-60, and note that the artist was chiefly a marine painter.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Salem, American School, Massachusetts, Quaker painter , United Kingdom, marine painter