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3038B Boston
November 4, 2017 10:00AMCalender
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William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts/Maine, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Young Woman in a Black Dress with Lace Trim

$9,225$7,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3038B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

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

Portrait of a Young Woman in a Black Dress with Lace Trim
Unsigned, inscribed "Mrs Fogg's Room" on the reverse.
Oil on board, the subject in front of a twilight landscape with swan and small vessel beyond, 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in., in a canted frame.
Condition: Abrasion at edges, probably due to an old frame.

Provenance: Found in an 1840s Plainville, Massachusetts, home.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

William Matthew, Matthew Prior