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Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Portrait of William Pierce Loring

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1009
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884)

Portrait of William Pierce Loring
Unsigned.
Watercolor on paper, 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in., in a molded ebonized frame with gilt liner and modern eglomise mat.
Condition: Toned, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Robert Thayer, New York, July 26, 1981.

Note: William Pierce Loring was born in Boston about 1795, the son of Matthew and Agnes or Nancy Loring. He was a goldsmith and customs officer.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $500-700


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

Agnes, William Pierce Loring, Rufus Porter, Robert Thayer, Matthew, Nancy Loring, Sybil Kern, Loring

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