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American School, 19th Century Portrait of a New Bedford, Massachusetts Sea Captain.

Auction:
2468
Lot:
511
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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 a New Bedford, Massachusetts Sea Captain. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 27 x 21 in., housed in a period bird's-eye maple frame. Condition: Scattered paint losses, minor retouch.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Identification of sea captain reported by consignor, the absolute identity is unknown, small paint losses on hair at left side of head, a few small scattered spots on jacket, small spots of retouch to left facing side burn, eye, jacket, background, tears to canvas on upper right and left stretcher edges.

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American School, Massachusetts Sea Captain, Massachusetts, New Bedford, sea captain, Consignor, Maple

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