03-02-2014 03-02-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2710B Boston
March 2, 2014 10:00 AMCalender
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American School, 19th Century Theorem of Seashells and Seaweed.

$1,845$1,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2710B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 02, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Theorem of Seashells and Seaweed. Unsigned. Paint on velvet, 7 x 11 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor toning and small light stains.

Provenance: Retains a paper label from the American Folk Art Gallery, New York.

Exhibitions: Downtown Gallery, New York, Masterpieces in American Folk Art, September, 1946; Eden Hill House, Newtown Connecticut, June 1952, June 1957, and July 1966; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., The Edith Gregor Halpert Collection, 1962; Downtown Gallery, New York, American Roots, September, 1962; Museum of Early American Folk Art April, New York, 1964.

Literature: Illustrated in Town and Country, July, 1947.
Estimate $1,200-1,500


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Keywords

American School, Seaweed, Downtown Gallery, American Folk Art Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Museum of Early American Folk Art April