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Attributed to William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Pair of Reverse-painted Portraits of George and Martha Washington

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
40
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Discovery - 2765M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873)

Pair of Reverse-painted Portraits of George and Martha Washington, lg. 25 1/4, wd. 21 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

minor scratches and abrasions to the panels. George's background seems to have been painted over, as it doesn't exhibit the consistent fade that the general backgrounds of these portraits exhibit


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William Matthew Prior, Martha Washington

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