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Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872) Portrait of Mary Bermingham, Countess Lietrim

Auction:
2817B
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2817B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 29, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872)

Portrait of Mary Bermingham, Countess Lietrim
Unsigned, identified on a label from Newhouse-Galleries, New York, on the frame
backing.
Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 1/2 in. (51.3 x 44.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, fine stable craquleure.

Provenance: Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Kay Kimball, Fort Worth, Texas; Sotheby's New York, American 18th, 19th, & 20th century paintings, drawings and sculpture and American decorative prints, January 27, 1984, Lot 338; through to the current owner.
Estimate $8,000-12,000


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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Thomas Sully, Mary Bermingham, Newhouse-Galleries, Kay Kimball, Fort Worth

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