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William Henry Brown (American, 1808-1883), E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, lithographers Two Lithograph Silhouette Portraits: Thomas Cooper

Auction:
2255
Lot:
443
Sold for:
$176$150

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

Description:

William Henry Brown (American, 1808-1883), E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, lithographers

Two Lithograph Silhouette Portraits: Thomas Cooper and John Randolph. 1844, identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithographs on paper depicting full-length silhouette portraits of the two notable men Thomas Cooper of South Carolina and John Randolph of Roanoke, Virginia, sheet sizes: Cooper 17 1/4 x 12 1/2, Randolph 16 3/4 12 3/8 in., framed. Condition: Minor toning, Cooper has a crease across upper margin.

Note: William Henry Brown was a traveling portrait painter and silhouettist of distinguished persons in New England, Philadelphia and the South. A book of his lithographs from his full-length silhouettes entitled Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans was published in 1846.
Estimate $300-500

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William Henry Brown, Thomas Cooper, John Randolph, Roanoke, South Carolina, Virginia, New England, Philadelphia, traveling portrait painter , Portrait Gallery of Distinguished, Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans, Cooper, Silhouette

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