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Portrait of "Jenny and Her Bluebird,"

Auction:
2349
Lot:
814
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

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

Description:

Portrait of "Jenny and Her Bluebird," Reading, Pennsylvania, 1841, subject identified and dated in inscriptions on the reverse "Jennifer Shaefer Reading, Pa. 1841/Jenny and her Bluebird," watercolor on paper, three-quarter length profile portrait of the blond-haired girl seated on a chair wearing a red and blue dress, and a coral beaded necklace, in an oval reserve, 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in., in a period mitered walnut frame. Condition: Minor toning, foxing.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Bluebird, Reading, Pennsylvania, chair , Blond, Book collecting, The Beatles, Vocal music

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