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American School, Early 19th Century A Memorial to George Washington.

Auction:
2230
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$470$400

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

Description:

American School, Early 19th Century

A Memorial to George Washington. Signed "Dennis Janvrin" l.c. Watercolor and pen and ink on paper, depicting a marble monument with pen and ink inscriptions of Washington's vital statistics below a dove over a sphere containing a Mason's compass and square and a bible flanked by flaming urns, 9 x 6 7/8 in., in probably original black painted wood frame. Condition: Creases, toning , stains, a few small losses.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

George Washington, American School, Dennis Janvrin, Inks, Painting, Pen, Watercolor painting, Writing instruments