11-01-2008 11-02-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2431 Boston
November 1, 2008 3:00PMCalender
587

Jane A. Davis, (American 1821-1855) Portrait of a Young Woman Holding a Red Book.

$1,422$1,200
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Jane A. Davis, (American 1821-1855)

Portrait of a Young Woman Holding a Red Book. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache heightened with gum arabic on thin card, c. 1840, depicting the woman wearing a black dress gold beaded necklace and a brooch, 6 x 5 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Toning, foxing.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Old masking tape adheres card to mat on three edges on reverse, no inscription appears below mat, not laid down.

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