11-10-2010 11-11-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2525M Marlborough
November 10, 2010 02:00 PMCalender
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Lot of Two Unframed Watercolors by Joel W. Reichard (American, 20th Century) Broadway Fountain, Madison, Indiana

$237$200
Auction: Discovery - 2525M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 10, 2010 2:00PM

Description:

Lot of Two Unframed Watercolors by Joel W. Reichard (American, 20th Century)

Broadway Fountain, Madison, Indiana and The Jeremiah Sullivan House, Madison, Indiana.
Both signed "Reichard A.W.S." l.r. Sheet sizes to 22 x 30 in. Condition: Both with brown paper tape along four sides.

N.B. These two watercolors present well known landmarks in the historic city of Madison, Indiana. A noted example of Federal style architecture, The Sullivan House was built c. 1818 for Jeremiah Sullivan, a legislator and State Supreme Court Judge, as well as founder of Hanover College and of the Indiana Historical Society. The Broadway Fountain was manufactured by Kirtland Company of New York City during the 1870s and was on exhibit at the Philadelphia Centennial in 1876. It was given to the city of Madison after the Centennial by the International Order of the Oddfellows.

We wish to thank John Staicer, President and Executive Director of Historic Madison, Inc., and Ann Chennault of the American Watercolor Society for their assistance with this entry.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Madison, Indiana, American Watercolor Society, Joel W. Reichard, legislator, Judge , as well as founder, State Supreme Court, Hanover College, Indiana Historical Society, Jeremiah Sullivan, New York City, Kirtland Company, Broadway Fountain, President and Executive Director, John Staicer, Ann Chennault, Historic Madison Inc.