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Winthrop Chandler (Connecticut, 1747-1790) Portrait of Mary McClellan, 1776

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$23,370$19,000

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

Description:

Winthrop Chandler (Connecticut, 1747-1790)

Portrait of Mary McClellan, 1776
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 32 1/4 x 30 in., in the possibly original molded black-painted frame with gold-painted liner.
Condition: Relined, significant retouch.

Provenance: Formerly owned by Carlo May of Woodstock (his wife was the great, great granddaughter of Mrs. Jemima Chandler) and was exhibited at Putnam, Connecticut, March 15-20, 1880. From 1959 to 1975 it was owned by Mrs. Joseph Rosenthal of Waterford, Connecticut, and was later owned by descendants of the subject. Purchased from Estates Unlimited, Cranston, Rhode Island, July 25, 2008.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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.

Keywords

putnam, connecticut, Jemima Chandler, Joseph Rosenthal, Mary McClellan, Sybil Kern, Carlo May, Cranston, Putnam, Waterford, Connecticut, Eastern United States, United States, Winthrop Chandler

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