03-02-2014 03-02-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2710B Boston
March 2, 2014 10:00 AMCalender
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Attributed to Alexander Hamilton Emmons (Connecticut, 1816-1884) Portrait of a Young Girl Wearing a Blue Dress.

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

Description:

Attributed to Alexander Hamilton Emmons (Connecticut, 1816-1884)

Portrait of a Young Girl Wearing a Blue Dress. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 25 in., in a period gilt-gesso arched wooden frame. Condition: Minor scattered retouch.

Provenance: A note affixed to the reverse states: "Purchased about 1985 from the Wilson Estate, Norwich, CT. (Robert Glass Auctions). Subject: Mrs. Wilson as a girl of the Wilson Dance Academy, other paintings in the Slater Museum."
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Connecticut, Alexander Hamilton Emmons, Wilson, Norwich, Robert Glass, Wilson Dance Academy, Slater Museum