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

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1547
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3023T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2017 12:00PM

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

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