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Justus DaLee (New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, 1793-1878) Five Family Portrait Miniatures.

Auction:
2397
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$14,220$12,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2397
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 17, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

Justus DaLee (New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, 1793-1878)

Five Family Portrait Miniatures. Unsigned. Watercolor, graphite, and ink half-length profile portraits, depicting a gentleman and his wife in a double portrait and three single portraits of their three young adult children, two young ladies and a young man, sizes ranging from 2 1/2 x 2 7/8-3 3/8 x 5 3/8 in., in likely original molded giltwood frames. Condition: Toning, one portrait of a young lady has been cut down on lower edge about 1/2 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

none of the five portraits has been laid down, the two portraits of the parents are housed in one frame together.

Keywords

Justus DaLee, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Painting, Portrait miniature, Watercolor painting

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