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Clarissa Peters Russell (Massachusetts, 1809-1854) Portrait of Two Children

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Clarissa Peters Russell (Massachusetts, 1809-1854)

Portrait of Two Children
Unsigned.
Oil on heavy paper, 7 3/4 x 6 5/8 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame.
Condition: Craquelure and paint loss, frame losses.

Note: The children may be connected to the Freeman family of Boston.
Estimate $800-1,200

Wear to surface with associated paint loss in the curtain and around the left, right, and bottom edges. Toned.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Clarissa Peters Russell, Conservation and restoration of paintings, Craquelure, Gesso, Pottery

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