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Attributed to Mrs. Moses B. Russell (Clarissa Peters), (Massachusetts, 1809-1854) Portrait Miniature of Augustus Hall.

Auction:
2365
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2365
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 03, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Mrs. Moses B. Russell (Clarissa Peters), (Massachusetts, 1809-1854)

Portrait Miniature of Augustus Hall. Unsigned, the sitter identified in ink inscriptions on the reverse. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1841, 3 x 2 3/8 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor paint loss on jacket.

Provenance: By family descent.

Note: Inscriptions on the reverse indicate Augustus Hall was born at 154 Dorchester Ave., South Boston, in 1835.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Augustus Hall, Clarissa Peters, Moses B. Russell, Massachusetts, Ancient Rome, Augustus, Clarissa, Portrait miniature, Roman Empire, Watercolor painting

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