08-14-200508-14-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBolton MA
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August 14, 2005 10:00 AMCalender
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Attributed to Samuel Miller (Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1807-1853) Portrait of Phoebe Frances Ricker in Her Youth.

$9,988$8,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282Location: BoltonDate / Time: August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Samuel Miller (Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1807-1853)

Portrait of Phoebe Frances Ricker in Her Youth. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, she is depicted seated on a classical stool in front of a landscape scene with her dark hair, large almond-shaped blue eyes, and gold necklace to offset her dark red taffeta dress trimmed with black lace and white pantaloons, her right arm outstretched holding a leaf of a flowering plant and her left hand fingering a book in her lap, 35 1/4 x 28 1/2 in., with old giltwood frame. Condition: Good, cleaned, some craquelure.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

Phoebe Frances Ricker, Frances Ricker, Charlestown, Massachusetts, Samuel Miller, Phoebe Frances