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William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of Mary Brandeis of Chester, Pennsylvania.

Auction:
2482
Lot:
407
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873)

Portrait of Mary Brandeis of Chester, Pennsylvania. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 in., c. 1848, in a contemporary wooden frame. Condition: Very good, a few spots of paint losses on edges. Note: According to the 1870 and 1900 census Mary Brandeis was born in Chester, Pennsylvania in August of 1855 to Herman and Terissa (or Tresa) Brandeis who emigrated from Germany. There were five children in the family. Herman was a clothier merchant in Chester.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

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Chester, Mary Brandeis, Pennsylvania, William Matthew Prior, Germany, Association of American Universities

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