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I. Gilbert (New York, act. Early to Mid-19th Century) Portraits of a Man and Woman from Cazenovia, New York

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

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

Description:

I. Gilbert (New York, act. Early to Mid-19th Century)

Portraits of a Man and Woman from Cazenovia, New York
Each reportedly signed "I. Gilbert" on the reverse (prior to lining).
Oil on canvas, 44 x 40 3/4 in., in black- and yellow-painted frames.
Condition: Lined, minor inpainting.

Provenance: Robert Palmiter, Bouckville, New York; Harry Newman, The Old Print Shop; Nina Fletcher and Bertram K. Little; Stephen Score; Don Walters; Sotheby's, The American Folk Art Collection of Don and Faye Walters, October 25, 1986, Lot 105.

Literature: Exhibition catalog for Selected Masterpieces of New York State Folk Painting, Museum of American Folk Art, New York.

Exhibitions: Gore Place; Selected Masterpieces of New York State Folk Painting, Museum of American Folk Art, New York, February 16-May 22, 1977; Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, 1979; Empire State Mosaic: Folk Art of New York, Fenimore Art Museum, New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, New York, April 1-December 31, 1999.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $10,000-15,000


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Harry Newman, Don Walters, Faye Walters, Nina Fletcher, Robert Palmiter, Sybil Kern, Stephen Score, Bertram K. Little, Bouckville, Cazenovia, Syracuse, American Folk Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, Everson Museum of Art, Fenimore, Fenimore Art Museum, Geography of New York state), Manhattan, New York state)

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