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Framed Silhouette Picture

Auction:
2959M
Lot:
711
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Discovery - 2959M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 17, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Silhouette Picture, England, 19th century, the background depicting a boxing scene, the foreground with silhouettes of William Hill, G. Gilray, Lord Sefton, C.J. Fox, Richard Sheridan, Viscount of Melbourne, Lord Ker, Lord Alvanley, and Beau Brummell, signed and dated "By Lewis Profilist 1815," sight size 10 1/2 x 15 in.
Estimate $200-300

silhouette exhibits general toning and some chipping to the frame.


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.

Keywords

Richard Sheridan, Beau Brummel, Beau Brummell, Brummell, Cinema of the United States, Film, Regency era, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Silhouette, Visual arts, Lord Alvanley, Lord Ker, Melbourne, United Kingdom

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