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American School, 19th Century Portrait of Mrs. Elisha Norcross.

Auction:
2349
Lot:
333
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

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

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of Mrs. Elisha Norcross. Unsigned, subject identified on inscription on top of frame. Oil on canvas, c. 1825, portraying the woman wearing a blue dress with a lacy white ruff, wrapped with a floral patterned green shawl, holding a red book, 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in., in a molded and gilt gesso frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch, small repaired tear u.c. background.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

American School, Elisha Norcross, Ornithology, Ruff

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