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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3121M Marlborough
August 12, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Attributed to the "Blue Hand" Artist (American, 19th Century) Portrait of Althea Wright and Possibly Her Sister

$5,843$4,750
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to the "Blue Hand" Artist (American, 19th Century)

Portrait of Althea Wright and Possibly Her Sister
Unsigned.
Watercolor, pencil, and fabric on paper, 3 3/4 x 3 in., in gilt molded frames.
Condition: Minor toning, not examined out of frames.

Provenance: Barbara Pollock, Highland Park, Illinois, August 6, 1990.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Keywords

Althea Wright, Barbara Pollock, Sybil Kern, Painting, Singing, Sybil, Watercolor painting, Watermedia