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Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872) Portrait of Mrs. William Brown (Miss Deborah Norris), 1833

Auction:
2663B
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$4,500$3,750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2663B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 12, 2013 4:00PM

Description:

Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872)

Portrait of Mrs. William Brown (Miss Deborah Norris), 1833
Inscribed and dated "TS 1833" on the reverse, sitter identified on a label affixed
to the frame backing.
Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 24 7/8 in. (76.8 x 63.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, minor retouch, scuffing, fine stable craquelure, surface grime.

Literature: Edward Biddle and Mantle Fielding, The Life and Works of Thomas Sully (Philadelphia: Wickersham Press, 1921), entry number 215, p. 108.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

With a label from Newman Galleries, Philadelphia, on the back of the frame.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Thomas Sully, William Brown, Deborah Norris, Philadelphia, Edward Biddle, Mantle Fielding, Wickersham Press

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