02-15-2009 02-15-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2444 Boston
February 15, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Attributed to Jonathan Orne Johnson "J.O.J." Frost (American, 1852-1928) The Poor House Her Home.

$4,148$3,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Jonathan Orne Johnson "J.O.J." Frost (American, 1852-1928)

The Poor House Her Home. Unsigned, inscriptions reading: "Deprived of Earthly Things/Down Deep In Her Heart/Such a Passion for Flowers God's Thoughts./The Poor House Her Home." Oil on cardboard, 13 x 23 in., in likely original mitered wood frame. Condition: Tear l.l. corner.

Provenance: From a resident of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Note: J.O.J. Frost was an untrained artist and native of the seaside town of Marblehead, Massachusetts.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Jonathan Orne Johnson, Marblehead, Massachusetts, untrained artist