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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3167B Boston
November 3, 2018 10:00 AMCalender
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Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Portrait of a Wrinkled Man

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

Description:

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)

Portrait of a Wrinkled Man
Unsigned.
Watercolor on paper, 5 3/8 x 4 1/2 in., in a figured maple frame.
Condition: Water stains, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, April 27, 1978, Lot 542.

Exhibitions: Reflections of 19th Century America: Folk Art from the Collection of Sybil B. and Arthur B. Kern, Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 19, 1979-June 15, 1980.

Note: This portrait was acquired with other Jane A. Davis portraits of the Arnold family, from Accord, New York.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Jane A. Davis, Arthur B. Kern, Sybil Kern, Lexington