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Attributed to James Sharples, Sr. (British, 1751-1811) Pair of Portraits of a Lady and a Gentleman.

Auction:
2349
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Attributed to James Sharples, Sr. (British, 1751-1811)

Pair of Portraits of a Lady and a Gentleman. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, depicting a half-length profile portraits of the woman wearing a light pink dress with a sheer white kerchief tucked into her bodice, the gentleman wearing a blue jacket over a red vest and white frilled shirt, 10 1/8 x 8 in., in probably original oval gilt gesso wood frames. Condition: Very good.

Note: James Sharples, Sr., lived and worked in England for most of his life, but came to America in about 1793, working in New York and Philadelphia, then returned to England in 1801.

Note: Found in New Jersey.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

Keywords

James Sharples , Sr., United Kingdom, Philadelphia, Pastel

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