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Attributed to James H. Gillespie (British/American, 1793-after 1849) Profile Portrait of a Young Woman with a Comb in Her Hair

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1079
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Attributed to James H. Gillespie (British/American, 1793-after 1849)

Profile Portrait of a Young Woman with a Comb in Her Hair
Unsigned, backing inscribed "R. Burnes."
Watercolor on paper, 2 5/8 x 2 in., in a wood and pressed brass frame.
Condition: Minor soiling.

Provenance: Skinner, March 19, 1977; Ron Bourgeault Auction, August 8, 1977.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $300-500


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James H. Gillespie, Ron Bourgeault, Sybil Kern, Archaeological theory, Archaeology, Data collection, Evidence law, Humanities, Museology, Seeds, Sybil, Terminology

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