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Pair of Portrait Miniatures of John and Sarah Burnehard

Auction:
2349
Lot:
787
Sold for:
$588$500

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

Description:

Pair of Portrait Miniatures of John and Sarah Burnehard, "Painted by M.B. Russel Boston 1832," artist name and date and the subjects' names inscribed on on the reverse, watercolor on paper depicting bust-length likenesses of John wearing a black jacket, vest,white shirt and and cravat, Martha wearing a black dress, and a white bonnet, 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in., in period molded giltwood frames. Condition: John with scattered pigment losses, Sarah with tear u.c., crease at center and scattered pigment losses.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Sarah Burnehard, Painting, Watercolor painting

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