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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3000B Boston
April 7, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Philip Augustus Gaugain (British, fl. 1783-1847) Portrait of Harriett Webb Lucas

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3000B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 07, 2017 10:00AM


Philip Augustus Gaugain (British, fl. 1783-1847)

Portrait of Harriett Webb Lucas,
Signed, inscribed, and dated "Ph. A. Gaugain pinxt/Southampton 1828" on the reverse, with a Rowney & Forster canvas stencil on the reverse, and a label from Buchan & Son, Southampton, affixed to the back of the frame.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.0 x 62.5 cm), in a period frame.
Condition: Lined, frame abrasions, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

The new lining was fashioned with cut out areas to show the inscriptions and canvas stencil from Rowney & Forster, British Linen, on the reverse of the original canvas.

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Harriett Webb Lucas, Philip Augustus Gaugain, Southampton