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Attributed to George G. Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of a Sea Captain.

Auction:
2412
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$20,145$17,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2412
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

Attributed to George G. Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901)

Portrait of a Sea Captain. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, depicting the captain seated before a window and holding a telescope, 27 x 21 3/4 in., housed in likely original gilt and grain-painted molded wood frame. Condition: Minor retouch.

Note: George G. Hartwell was one of the Prior-Hamblin group of painters. He painted signs and portraits in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and Auburn, Maine.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Spots of retouch to areas either side of head, shirt collar, jacket and vest, hand, minor scattered spots to background

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George G. Hartwell, Massachusetts, Sea Captain , Maine, Auburn, Bridgewater, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, Hartwell

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