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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3121M Marlborough
August 12, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

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

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


Winthrop Chandler (Connecticut, 1747-1790)

Portrait of Mary McClellan, 1776
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

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putnam, connecticut, Jemima Chandler, Joseph Rosenthal, Mary McClellan, Sybil Kern, Carlo May, Cranston, Putnam, Waterford