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American School, 19th Century Portrait of James Benjamin Hickox of Waterbury, Connecticut, (b. 1821- d.1870).

Auction:
2431
Lot:
415
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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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 James Benjamin Hickox of Waterbury, Connecticut, (b. 1821- d.1870). Unsigned, sitter identified on a label affixed to the reverse. Oil on wood panel, c.1850, 24 x 19 1/2 in., in a period gilt gesso frame. Condition: Craquelure, minor retouch, light scratch c.r., small loss to panel u.l.

Estimate $2,500-3,500

Two Small spots at corners or lips, a few spot in beard, craquelure is stable., unobtrusive loss on panel is about 3/4 x 1/2 at u.r. edge near corner, there are about 5 small light superfluous paint drips on the panel.

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American School, James Benjamin Hickox, Connecticut, Waterbury, light superfluous paint drips, Panel painting

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