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

American School

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


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


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