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American School, 19th Century Portrait of Sarah Smith Bowen.

Auction:
2468
Lot:
259
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of Sarah Smith Bowen. Unsigned, subject identified on reverse. Pastel on paper, 24 1/4 x 20 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Foxing, crease.

Note: A genealogy fragment on the reverse states Sarah Smith Bowen was born November 15, 1736, and died August 12, 1821, at the age of 84 years.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Crease across center, scattered foxing most prevalent on shawl. Not examined out of frame.

Keywords

Sarah Smith Bowen, American School, Book collecting

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