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Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
August 14, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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Joseph Davis (act. Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of James Butler

$5,228$4,250
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Joseph Davis (act. Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)

Portrait of James Butler
Unsigned.
Watercolor on paper, depicting a man in a black overcoat and blue trousers holding a top hat, standing on a polychrome floral rug, titled "James Butler Jr Aged 17 years & 5 months 1834," 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 (sight),in a reeded black-painted wood frame.
Condition: Minor toning, foxing, and paint loss, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Keywords

James Butler, James Butler Jr, Joseph Davis