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October 25, 2018 12:00 PM - November 4, 2018 05:00 PMCalender

Watercolor Tuttle Family Record

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T Location: Boston Date / Time: October 25, 2018 12:00PM


Watercolor Tuttle Family Record, David Auger, Newfane, Vermont, c. mid-19th century, the names and key dates in the lives of members of the Tuttle family inscribed within an arched frame, decorated with eagle, starburst, and sun motifs, below a spreadwing eagle flanked by a sailing ship and a building, in a molded black-painted frame, ht. 13 1/2, wd. 9 1/2 in. (sight).

Provenance: Penny Dionne, West Willington, Connecticut, March 25, 1993.

Literature: Arthur and Sybil Kern, "David Augur: Little-known Folk Painter," Folk Art, No. 3, Fall 2004, pp. 56-63.

Exhibitions: For the Record: Art and Artifacts of the American Family, Bennington, Museum, Bennington, Vermont, November 1-December 31, 2008.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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David Auger, David Augur, Arthur Kern, Penny Dionne, Sybil Kern, Bennington, Newfane, West Willington