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American School, 19th Century

Auction:
2282
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Two portraits: A gentleman and a lady in an interior setting, possibly New York State, 1835,45. (A) The gentleman is presented in a neoclassical setting with a secretaire abattant in the background while he sits on a red-covered carved classical sofa with a scroll beside him with his feet on a yellow, red and green ingrain carpet; (B) The lady is depicted in the same setting with the addition of a floor length fringed table cover in the same colors as the ingrain carpet topped by a footed glass vase of flowers, sight ht. 35 5/8, wd. 27 1/2 in. (sight), in original regilded frames with minor gesso loss. Condition: Both paintings have been restored, including re-lining and inpainting; minor craquelure and bloom on (A).
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

American School, Carpet, Image processing, Inpainting

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