01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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British School, 19th Century Portrait of Mrs. Willott in a White Stole

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

British School, 19th Century

Portrait of Mrs. Willott in a White Stole
Unsigned, identified on a presentation plaque and in an inscription on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 36 x 28 in. (91.7 x 71.4 cm), in a period frame.
Condition: Scattered abrasions and retouch, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Inscriptionon the reverse reads,"Mrs. Willott/a friend of the late Mr. Walter Evans." The presentation plaque reads, "Mrs. Willott, a friend of the Evans Family, died c. 1838, aged 89."

Keywords

Willott, British School, Walter Evans