Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Gentleman

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
96
Unsold
 

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

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

Portrait of a Gentleman
Unsigned.
Oil on board, the man with thick brown hair and sideburns, 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in., in a mahogany veneer frame, under glass.
Condition: Old losses visible at left edge, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

There are old losses visible at left edge; darker areas have craquelure.


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

William Matthew, Matthew Prior, East Coast of the United States, Eastern United States, Facial hair, Hairstyles, Mahogany, Maine, Shape-Up, Sideburns, Visual arts, William Matthew Prior, Wood veneer

Departments

Specialists