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Sturtevant J. Hamblen (Maine, Massachusetts, fl. 1837-1856) Portrait of Young Girl Seated in a Rocking Chair with Her Dog.

Auction:
2680B
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$252,000$210,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 27, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Sturtevant J. Hamblen (Maine, Massachusetts, fl. 1837-1856)

Portrait of Young Girl Seated in a Rocking Chair with Her Dog. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 27 x 20 in., in a period molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Old small repaired tears, uncleaned.

Note: The girl is possibly a member of the Fellows family, Exeter, New Hampshire.
Estimate $30,000-50,000

Six old small repaired tears repaired on the back with fabric tape, all about 1/2 in. lg. , two are on rt. edge, one is on left edge, three at l.l. in skirt of dress; there is one 1/2 x 1/8 in. line of paint loss u.l., 1 3/4 in. line of paint loss u.r. corner, canvas is somewhat saggy on stretcher, several scattered small specks of paint loss (about 14 or so), several superfluous specks of white paint, stable craquelure; 1/1/2 x 3/4 in. moisture spot at l.r.


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

Maine, Massachusetts, Rocking Chair, New Hampshire, Exeter, paint loss u.r. corner

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