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Portrait of a Young Man

Auction:
2431
Lot:
779
Sold for:
$296$250

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

Description:

Portrait of a Young Man, America,c. 1845, Unsigned, sitter identified in ink inscription below: "Chilian H. Corse Born July the 18th-1830" watercolor on paper, 5 1/4 x 4 in., housed in a caved giltwood ripple frame. Condition: Repaired tear, minor toning and foxing.
Estimate $300-500

2 1/2 in. tear from center right, fairly unobtrusive unless under close inspection, crease at top edge and lower quarter area,

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Book collecting, Watercolor painting

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