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Attributed to Lemuel Francis Abbott (British, 1760-1803) Portrait of Admiral Benson

Auction:
2387
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$5,500$5,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2387
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2007 4:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Lemuel Francis Abbott (British, 1760-1803)

Portrait of Admiral Benson
Unsigned, identified on labels affixed to the backing.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm), in a carved wooden frame.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

The lining is adhered with resin or glue. the retouch is well executed and is throughout the composition. The craquelure is stable.

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Lemuel Francis Abbott, Admiral , Benson

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