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Thomas Hanford Wentworth (Connecticut/Canada, 1781-1849) Portrait of Colonel Charles Hollister

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


Thomas Hanford Wentworth (Connecticut/Canada, 1781-1849)

Portrait of Colonel Charles Hollister
Signed "T.H. Wentworth, del., Decr 1822" below the image, the backing with printed Wentworth label.
Pencil on paper, 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in., in a gilt molded frame.
Condition: Minor toning, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: David Hillier, Antiques Associates at West Townsend, West Townsend, Massachusetts, June 20, 1997.

Literature: Arthur and Sybil Kern, "Thomas Hanford Wentworth: Little-known Early American Limners," Folk Art, Fall 2002, p. 56.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $300-500

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Charles Hollister, David Hillier, Thomas Hanford Wentworth, Arthur Kern, Sybil Kern, West Townsend