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Frederick Porter Vinton (1846-1911) Portrait of Augustus Flagg

Auction:
2673B
Lot:
727
Sold for:
$1,920$1,600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2673B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 20, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Frederick Porter Vinton (1846-1911)

Portrait of Augustus Flagg
Signed and dated "Fredc. P. Vinton 83" u.l., identified on a period label.
Oil on canvas, 42 x 34 in. (106.8 x 86.5 cm), in a period frame.
Condition: Lined, retouch, cracks to paint surface, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $800-1,200

Gummed M.F.A. (Boston) loan label, inscribed in pencil "1805.11/ Lent by Mrs. Flagg" on the stretcher. With a second unidentified partial loan or exhibition label on the stretcher naming the artist, sitter, owner, and return location as "Marlborough..."


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.

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Augustus Flagg, Frederick Porter Vinton

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