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William Matthew Prior (Maine, Maryland, and Massachusetts, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Girl.

Auction:
2230
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$19,975$17,000

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

William Matthew Prior (Maine, Maryland, and Massachusetts, 1806-1873)

Portrait of a Girl. 1840s. Signed on reverse in pencil "By Wm M. Prior Boston" A portrait of a girl in pink, Boston area. Oil on academy board, the young girl pictured in a half-length view wearing a soft pink dress trimmed by a ruffled white collar with her arms crossed, one accented by a coral bracelet, the other holds a flower, 13 3/4 x 10 in., in a period frame which appears original. Condition: Very minor abrasions and paint loss.

Provenance: Family descent in the same family as lot 74. Both portraits are framed identically.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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William Matthew Prior, Maine, Massachusetts