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American School, 19th Century Memorial Picture.

Auction:
2282
Lot:
435
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

Memorial Picture. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, depicting a woman grieving, with one arm resting on a monument inscribed :Affectionately inscribed To the Memory of Elias Tarlton Jr. Who departed this life March 24, 1815. Age 44," the scene including trees and a town in the distance, 12 1/2 x 15 1/4 in., in a molded wood frame. Condition: Minor toning and foxing.

Note: A genealogy search records that Elias Tarlton Jr. was born March 10, 1771 to Elias and Mary (Randall) Tarlton of New Castle, Rockingham, New Hampshire, the first child of twelve children.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Elias Tarlton Jr., American School, Memorial Picture, New Castle, genealogy search, Rockingham, Mary (Randall) Tarlton, New Hampshire, Book collecting

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