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William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts, Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Girl in a Salmon-colored Dress Holding a Book

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
489
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts, Maine, 1806-1873)

Portrait of a Girl in a Salmon-colored Dress Holding a Book
Unsigned.
Oil on card, the girl holding a book with red and gilt-tooled cover lettered "A. PRESSE-/M.A.C.," 14 x 10 in., in a period grain-painted frame.
Condition: Minor scattered inpainting.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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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William Matthew, Matthew Prior, Conservation and restoration, Image processing, Inpainting, Maine, Salmon, William Matthew Prior

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