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October 9, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Irish School, 18th/19th Century Children Making Garlands in the Garden

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 10, 2015 10:00AM


Irish School, 18th/19th Century

Children Making Garlands in the Garden
Unsigned, label from D.B. Butler & Co., New York affixed to frame and stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 in. (91.4 x 121.9 cm),framed.
Condition: Lined.

Provenance: Benjamin H. Gaylord, Bar Harbor, Maine (according to a label affixed to the stretcher)

N.B. According to an obituary published on October 22, 2000 in the Cape Cod Times, Benjamin H. Gaylord, was a Navy veteran and president of a New York management firm. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Gaylord was a graduate of Milton Academy and Harvard University. In 1969, he moved to Bar Harbor, Maine, where he worked with a management consulting firm. In 1994, he moved to Yarmouthport. A former trustee of Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin, Gaylord was also a former trustee and CEO of the Leukemia Society of America and former trustee of the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston. He was a member of the S.A.R., Mayflower Society, Founders and Patriots in Boston, and the Harvard Club of Boston.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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