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Four Framed Silhouettes and a Pair of Portrait Miniatures

Auction:
2482
Lot:
449
Sold for:
$770$650

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

Description:

Four Framed Silhouettes and a Pair of Portrait Miniatures, America, early 19th century, the silhouettes: a hollow-cut portrait of a woman with ink details by William M.S. Doyle, (Boston, 1769-1828), signed l.r.; three unsigned hollow-cut portraits depicting two men and girl; a pair of oval bust-length watercolor on paper portraits of a man and woman, c. 1810, in eglomise mats, all in period frames, sight sizes ranging from 3 3/8 x 2 1/2-4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.



Estimate $400-600

Not examined out of frames- Doyle has two soft creases and a light wide stripe of toning, some creases on the two men, girl - crease across upper portion, scattered spots, watercolor portraits- toning, eglomise mat cracked in two places on man.

Keywords

William M.S. Doyle, Painting, Portrait miniature, Silhouette, Watercolor painting

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