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Attributed to Reuben Moulthrop (Connecticut, 1763-1814) Portrait of a Gentleman in a Red Coat

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
117
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Reuben Moulthrop (Connecticut, 1763-1814)

Portrait of a Gentleman in a Red Coat
Unsigned, an old lithograph affixed to the reverse.
Oil on panel, 21 x 16 in., in a giltwood frame.
Condition: Evidence of inpainting under a new varnish.

Provenance: Acquired from Stephen Score, Essex, Massachusetts, March 28, 1980.

Note: The attribution to Moulthrop comes based on the consignors' observance of similarities between this portrait and that of Moulthrop's portrait of Job Perit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

Sybil Kern, Job Perit, Stephen Score, Essex, Culture, Humanities, Inpainting, Museology, Reuben Moulthrop

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