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Millicent Jarvis (American, b. 1839) Jeannette in Studio

Auction:
2818T
Lot:
1123A
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2818T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 26, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Millicent Jarvis (American, b. 1839)

Jeannette in Studio
Signed and inscribed "M. Jarvis Antwerp" l.c.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 26 in. (76.0 x 66.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Restoration throughout, craquelure, lined.

Provenance: The estate of Wayne Beam Morrell (1923-2013), Rockport, Massachusetts.

Note: Millicent Jarvis was a Massachusetts painter and member of the Boston Art Club duRing the latter part of the 19th century. She opened a studio at 149A Tremont Street in 1876, but is not listed in the city directory from 1882-1892. In 1893, she is listed as maintaining a studio at 108 Mt. Vernon Street, Boston, until 1903. She exhibited two oils at the Boston Art Club in 1877 and a watercolor in 1881. One of her most accomplished works, Woman with a Rose in her Hair, a 52 x 33 inch oil on canvas, was exhibited at the Fuller Art Museum.
Estimate $800-1,200

UV examination shows vertical crack restored wtih several tears restored in background. Scattered in-paint and craquelure. Older restoration in girls face. Verso label reads: "Title: Jeannette in Studio. Artist: Millicent Jarvis. Return to 56 Lawrence Bldg, Boston"


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Millicent Jarvis, Massachusetts, Boston Art Club, Wayne Beam Morrell, Rockport, Fuller Art Museum, inch oil, in-paint

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