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Two Portrait Miniatures of Gentlemen

Auction:
2482
Lot:
461
Sold for:
$296$250

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

Description:

Two Portrait Miniatures of Gentlemen, late 18th/early 19th century, oval portraits, one watercolor on ivory, wearing a powdered wig, blue jacket with a red collar, (paint losses), 1 1/2 x 1 in., housed in a hinged shagreen case; the other watercolor on paper, depicting a man wearing a blue jacket and a yellow vest, (crease rt. side, possible repaint to background), 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in., in a brass pendant frame.
Estimate $500-700

1. Paint loss to rt. and lower background edges and left side of his face; 2. crease down rt side of background, paint appears thicker on background possibly repainted.

Keywords

1 1/2, Painting, Repaint, Watercolor painting

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