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Alonzo Slafter (Vermont, 1801-1864) Pair of Portraits: Two Sisters

Auction:
3120T
Lot:
1581
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3120T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 06, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Alonzo Slafter (Vermont, 1801-1864)

Pair of Portraits: Two Sisters
One signed, inscribed, and dated "Miss Sarah ---/By Slafter/1830."
Oil on canvas, the girls each in black dresses, white lacy collars, and tortoiseshell hair combs, each 26 x 22 in., in gilt frames.
Condition: Minor retouch, including to faces.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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Keywords

Alonzo Slafter, Alonzo, Collar, Comb, Culture, Lacy, Lithics, Retouch, Tortoiseshell cat

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