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July 14, 2016 10:00AM - July 26, 2016 12:00PMCalender

Caroline Hunt Rimmer (American, 1851-1918) Bethlehem

Auction: Discovery - 2917T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 14, 2016 10:00AM


Caroline Hunt Rimmer (American, 1851-1918)

. Monogram signature and date "CHRimmer/-89-" l.r., identified on a label from the Tennessee Centennial Exposition affixed to the frame backing paper. Terra-cotta bas-relief sculpture, sight size 10 x 15 in., framed. Condition: Dust and dirt to interstices.

N.B. Caroline Hunt Rimmer was the daughter of artist William Rimmer (American, 1816-1879). The bas-relief was exhibited in 1897 at the time of Tennessee's six-month celebration marking the 100th anniversary of statehood.
Estimate $400-600

Frame with chipped loss/joint separation at upper right corner. Otherwise condition is as stated: Dust and dirt to interstices.

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William Rimmer, B. Caroline Hunt Rimmer, Hunt Rimmer, Caroline Hunt