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August 12, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of a Woman in a Purple Dress

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 12, 2018 10:00AM


Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)

Portrait of a Woman in a Purple Dress
Watercolor on paper, 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in., in a black-painted molded frame.
Condition: Minor toning, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Sotheby Parke Bernet, April 29, 1977, Lot 401.

Exhibitions: Reflections of 19th Century America: Folk Art from the Collection of Sybil B. and Arthur B. Kern, Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 19, 1979-June 15, 1980.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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Joseph Davis, Edgar William, Arthur B. Kern, Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Sybil Kern, Lexington