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William Matthew Prior (Maine, Maryland, and Massachusetts, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Boy with Rattle, 1840s.

Auction:
2255
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$24,675$21,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

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

Portrait of a Boy with Rattle, 1840s. Signed in chalk on the backboard "Prior." Oil on academy board; the young curly-haired, smiling child wears a lavender dress with dots and holds a gray rattle, 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (sight), in a wood with parcel-gilt frame. Condition: Good, backboard missing parts.

Note: The backboard reads,"GWS- 35" in pencil.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

William Matthew Prior, Maine, Massachusetts, Backboard

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