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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3167B Boston
November 3, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

John Bradley (New York, 19th Century) Portrait of a Lady

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


John Bradley (New York, 19th Century)

Portrait of a Lady
Signed "By I Bradley/128 Spring St/New York/1837" on paper attached to the back of the image.
Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/2 x 2 in., in a gilt-metal frame.
Condition: Scattered minor scratches.

Provenance: O'Connell's Antiques, Norwich, Connecticut, February 24, 1984.

Literature: Arthur and Sybil Kern, "On Some Little-known Miniature Portraits by Well-known American Folk Painters," Folk Art, Spring 1995, pp. 48-55.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $600-800

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O'Connell, Arthur Kern, Sybil Kern, Norwich