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Susan Catherine Moore Waters (American, 1823-1900) Portrait of a Girl and Her Dog in a Grape Arbor.

Auction:
2494
Lot:
107
Sold for:
$41,475$35,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2494
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 07, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Susan Catherine Moore Waters (American, 1823-1900)

Portrait of a Girl and Her Dog in a Grape Arbor. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, sight size 39 3/4 x 28 in., unframed. Condition: Unrestored, minor varnish inconsistencies, stable craquelure, two small paint loss repairs l.c. 1/2 and 1/3 in. dia. near the bottom of her left facing shoe.

Note: This painting shows the best of Susan Waters' portraiture: a light color ground and precisely painted costume, full-length rendering of a child done outdoors with an appealing pet, and a botanically accurate plant.

Provenance: This painting has remained in a New Hampshire collection since it was purchased at Skinner thirty years ago.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

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Susan Catherine Moore Waters, Susan Waters, New Hampshire

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