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John Ritto Penniman (Massachusetts/Maryland, 1782-1841) Joseph Knox, Esquire

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

John Ritto Penniman (Massachusetts/Maryland, 1782-1841)

Joseph Knox, Esquire
Inscribed on the back "The Miniature Portrait of Joseph Knox, Esqr./was painted in Hardwick, Massachusetts by/John Ritto Penniman April 1852."
Pen and ink wash on paper, 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in., in a gilt molded frame.
Condition: Minor toning, water staining at left and bottom edges not affecting the image.

Provenance: An estate from the east side of Providence, Rhode Island.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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John Ritto Penniman April, Joseph Knox, John Ritto Penniman, Painting, Penniman, Visual arts

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