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November 19, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

William Dunlap (New Jersey/New York/England, 1766-1839) Portrait of John Adams

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 19, 2016 10:00AM


William Dunlap (New Jersey/New York/England, 1766-1839)

Portrait of John Adams
Inscribed on the reverse "John Adams/Dunlap."
Oil on panel, the subject in a blue coat and white cravat, 26 1/2 x 21 in., in a gilt-gesso frame.
Condition: Retouch, including in spots and small areas throughout face.

Provenance: Gift of the Art Institute of Chicago; Property of the Fenimore Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund.

Exhibitions: Princeton: A Capital Place, 1783, Morven Museum and Garden, Princeton, New Jersey, 2008; Revolution! Faces of Change, Fenimore Art Museum, 2005.
Estimate $800-1,200

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John Adams, United Kingdom, Princeton