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Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (Connecticut River Valley and Eastern New Yor, k, 1805-1900) Portr...

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2349
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27
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$11,163$9,500

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

Description:

Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (Connecticut River Valley and Eastern New Yor,

k, 1805-1900)
Portrait of a Little Girl in White.
Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1835, depicting the brown-haired child wearing a white dress, lace-trimmed white pantalettes, and black shoes, in one hand she holds a pink rose, standing on a green and red diamond-patterned floor, 36 x 25 1/2 in., in period ogee wood frame. Condition: Relined, minor retouch.

Note: Erastus Salisbury Field, who was born in Leverett, Massachusetts, a hill town in the Connecticut River Valley, painted rural society from the 1820s through mid-1850s in Massachusetts, Connecticut, southern Vermont, and eastern New York. In 1824 Field studied with Samuel F.B. Morse in New York City.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

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Erastus Salisbury Field, Connecticut River Valley, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut, Leverett, New York City, Samuel F.B. Morse

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