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English School, Late 18th/Early 19th century, Portrait of a British Officer, possibly General Cornwallis

$2,337$1,900
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

English School, Late 18th/Early 19th century,

Portrait of a British Officer, possibly General Cornwallis
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, the figure painted within an oval surrounded by brown spandrels, 31 x 25 in., in an ebonized molded wood frame with beaded liner.
Condition: Strengthening to spandrels, no evidence of repair or retouch elsewhere.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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