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American School, 19th Century Portrait of a New Bedford Man.

Auction:
2608M
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 11, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of a New Bedford Man. Unsigned, according to family lore the subject is a sea captain. Oil on canvas, 27 x 21 in., in original grain-painted frame. Condition: Minor retouch, craquelure, paint loss.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Minor spots of retouch to face, jacket, and background. Paint loss spots on hair to left side of head, left jacket shoulder, and sleeve. Craquelure lifting and with losses on left side of figure.

Keywords

American School, sea captain, head , and left jacket shoulder and sleeve

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