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American School, Early 19th Century, Pair of Miniature Profile Portraits, Judge James Curtis (1781-1847) and Prudence (Bird) Curtis (17

Auction:
2858T
Lot:
1105
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2858T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 19, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

American School, Early 19th Century

Pair of Miniature Profile Portraits, Judge James Curtis (1781-1847) and Prudence (Bird) Curtis (1789-1870)
Unsigned, subjects identified in modern inscriptions on the reverse.
Watercolor on paper, 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in., in giltwood frames.
Condition: Toned, stain to Judge's portrait l.l.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

James Curtis, Prudence (Bird) Curtis, Painting, Watercolor painting

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