02-27-2016 02-27-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2880B Boston
February 27, 2016 10:00AMCalender
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American School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of Rhode Island Governor and United States Senator John Brown Francis (1791-1864)

$861$700
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

American School, Mid-19th Century

Portrait of Rhode Island Governor and United States Senator John Brown Francis (1791-1864)
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, the governor, with backswept gray hair, wears a black coat, 30 x 25 in., in a period giltwood and gesso frame.
Condition: Minor spots and lines of inpainting, craquelure with minute losses.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

John Brown Francis, United States