08-12-2018 08-13-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3121M Marlborough
August 12, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Portrait of James Arnold

$5,535$4,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)

Portrait of James Arnold
Unsigned.
Watercolor and pencil on paper, 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 in., in a red-stained frame.
Condition: Minor spotting.

Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, The Garbisch Collection, April 27, 1978, Lot 464.

Literature: Three New England Watercolor Painters, 1974, p. 43; Sybil B. And Arthur B. Kern, "The Surprising Identity of J.A. Davis," The Clarion, Winter 1981-82, p. 47.

Exhibitions: Three New England Watercolor Painters, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, November 16-December 22, 1974; St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, January 17-March 2, 1975; Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 25-May 11, 1975; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, June 1-September 1, 1975; Reflections of 19th Century America, Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 19, 1979-June 15, 1980; Powder Horns to Portraits: Rhode Island Folk Art, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, October 31, 1984-March 31, 1985.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Keywords

James Arnold, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Jane A. Davis, Arthur B. Kern, Sybil Kern, Painting, Visual arts, Watercolor painting, Watermedia, Chicago, Manchester, St. Louis, Williamsburg