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American School 19th Century Portrait of Harriet McAlister (1796-1819) of Savannah, Georgia.

Auction:
2431
Lot:
354
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

American School 19th Century

Portrait of Harriet McAlister (1796-1819) of Savannah, Georgia. Unsigned, sitter identified on paper with genealogy housed in an envelope affixed to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 31 x 25 in., in likely original molded giltwood frame. Condition: Patch repair c.l., minor retouch to corners of lips, and spots on hair.

Note: Harriet Hannah McAlister was the second child of three born to Matthew and Hannah (Gibbons) McAlister in Savannah, Georgia. She died at the age of twety-three.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Surface grime, patch repair about 1 x 3/4 in. at c.l. background.

Keywords

Savannah, American School, Harriet Hannah McAlister, Harriet McAlister, Matthew McAlister, Hannah (Gibbons) McAlister

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