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Attributed to Joshua Reynolds (British, 1723-1792) Head of a Boy

Auction:
3029B
Lot:
215
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$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3029B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 27, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Joshua Reynolds (British, 1723-1792)

Head of a Boy
Unsigned, identified on letterhead from The English Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, and Cambridge,England, affixed to the frame backing paper.
Watercolor and gouache on paper, 8 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. (21.3 x 17.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle toning, laid down on cardboard support.

Provenance as provided by The English Gallery: From the estate of Sir Joshua Reynolds, to M.M. Beale, by family descent to her granddaughter Dame Kathleen Courtney D.B.E., to Dr. H.C. Maingay, Bergh Apton, Norwich, England (Dame Courtney's physician), to The English Gallery (William H. Ash), Boston, Massachusetts, purchased by Richard L. Elia August 11, 1983; to the estate of Richard L. Elia, Winchester, Massachusetts.
Estimate $700-900


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.

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Kathleen Courtney, Joshua Reynolds, Richard L. Elia, William H. Ash, H.C. Maingay, Bergh Apton, Letterhead, Cambridge, Norwich, Winchester, United Kingdom

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