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William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of an Elegantly Dressed Young Woman.

Auction:
2255
Lot:
249
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

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

Description:

William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873)

Portrait of an Elegantly Dressed Young Woman. Signed and dated "Painted by Wm M Prior 1836" on the reverse. Oil on academy board, depicting the woman with upswept hair, wearing an off-the-shoulder black dress, a red shawl and jewelry, 25 x 21 1/4 in., in a molded wood frame. Condition: Scattered paint loss.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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William Matthew Prior, Persian clothing, Shawl

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