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American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Boy with Hammer and Nails.

Auction:
2255
Lot:
458
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

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

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of a Young Boy with Hammer and Nails. Inscribed on reverse "A. Ballard Amherst Mss." Oil on canvas, depicting the rosy-cheeked child wearing a red dress holding a hammer, a block of wood with nails is in the foreground, 24 1/4 x 20 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Puncture u.c., two small abrasions with associated retouch l.l.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

Keywords

American School, A. Ballard Amherst Mss, Amherst, Massachusetts, Hammer, MC Hammer, Nail

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