02-19-2006 02-19-2006
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2308 Boston
February 19, 2006 11:00 AMCalender

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman.

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2308 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 19, 2006 11:00AM


American School, 19th Century

Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor, pen and ink, and graphite on paper. The man portrayed is wearing an earring, a black frock coat, and trousers, holding a top hat in one hand, standing on a red, blue, and brown fanciful floor cloth, 6 1/8 x 5 in., in a molded wood frame. Condition: Minor light stains, repairs.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

repairs to paper: l.r. small piece attached with paper, lower left corner, about 1/2 in., along lower edge, painting done to board behind portrait paper to extend design of floorcloth for framing, small tears, two on rt. edge, one on left edge, portrait affixed to backing on four corners, with restorer's paper tape.


American School