Prior-Hamblen School, 19th Century
Portraits of a Young Lady and Gentleman of the Cyrus Young Family of Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 17 1/4 x 13 3/4 in., in later burl veneer frames. Condition: Minor retouch to background on both portraits.
Provenance: The portraits were offered in the Edith Gregor Halpert Folk Art Collection, November 14 and 15, 1973, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., Lot 298. The catalog description identifies the portraits as two from a series of eight portraits painted of the Cyrus Young family of Provincetown and then refers to Lot 74 in the same auction, where perhaps other portraits of the family were offered.
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