11-19-2016 11-19-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2961B Boston
November 19, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901) Portrait of a Sea Captain, Reportedly Rufus S. Fales, Esq. (1812-1858)

$15,375$12,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

George Hartwell (Massachusetts, 1815-1901)

Portrait of a Sea Captain, Reportedly Rufus S. Fales, Esq. (1812-1858)
Unsigned, subject identified on a handwritten label affixed to the reverse.
Oil on canvas, the subject holding a spyglass and wearing a gray topcoat, 27 x 21 3/4 in., in a giltwood frame.
Condition: Surface grime, small puncture l.r.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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Keywords

Rufus S. Fales, George Hartwell, Reportedly Rufus