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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2838M Marlborough
August 8, 2015 10:00 AMCalender
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American School, 19th Century Portrait of Captain George Leslie

$308$250
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2838M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 09, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of Captain George Leslie
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 11 3/4 x 10 in., in a modern giltwood frame.
Condition: Relined, restretched, heavily retouched.

Note: A note previously affixed to the reverse (and retained) identifies the sitter George Leslie, who captained the ship Good Success between Bombay and China, and who died in Singapore at the age of 27.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

George Leslie, American School, Bombay, China, Singapore