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Attributed to Micah Williams (New Jersey and New York, 1782-1837) Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Lace Bonnet.

Auction:
2337
Lot:
1080
Sold for:
$37,600$32,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Micah Williams (New Jersey and New York, 1782-1837)

Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Lace Bonnet. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, c. 1820, depicting a woman with blue-gray eyes, wearing a gray shawl and black dress, against a background color similar to her eye color, sight size 23 1/4 x19 1/4 in., in a black-painted molded wood frame. Condition: Light moisture stain l.c., not examined out of frame.

Note: Micah Williams worked mainly in pastels in the vicinity of Monmouth County, New Jersey. He often keyed the background color to the color of the subject's eyes.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Micah Williams, Monmouth County, Pastel

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