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Watercolor Mourning Picture for Susanna Brown

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

Watercolor Mourning Picture for Susanna Brown, probably Berlin, Massachusetts, c. 1820, central urn on a plinth with mourning inscription, flanked by two women in light blue gowns and a willow tree, with pines and a townscape in the background, reproduction eglomise mat with round aperture, image dia. 11 1/2 in.

Provenance: Barbara Pollock, Highland Park, Illinois, at the New York Fall Antique Show, November 18, 1999.

Note: The picture is said to have come from the collection of an antiques dealer living in Berlin, Massachusetts, whose inventory consisted of primarily antiques from the Berlin area.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $400-600

Reproduction eglomise mat, paper toned, areas of surface/pigment loss in grass, base of monument, left woman's dress and sky.


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Keywords

Sybil Kern, Barbara Pollock, Susanna Brown, Archaeological theory, Archaeology, Data collection, Edwin Romanzo Elmer, Evidence law, Humanities, Museology, Seeds, Terminology

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