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Henry Jones Thaddeus (Irish, 1860-1929) Freddy Thaddeus with Ra , the Family Dog

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
406
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Henry Jones Thaddeus (Irish, 1860-1929)

Freddy Thaddeus with Ra, the Family Dog
Unsigned, dated c. 1905 by the Thaddeus family and the artist's biographer (see below).
Oil on canvas, 36 1/4 x 28 in. (89.7 x 69.5 cm), in a period frame (under glass).
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Presented by the artist to a neighboring family c. 1907; then by family descent; by purchase to Thaddeus descendants in 1998; through to the current owner.

Literature: Brendan Rooney, The Life and Work of Harry Jones Thaddeus, 1859-1929 (Dublin, Ireland: Four Courts Press, 2003), Plate 37 (color ill.).

N.B. Born in 1894, Freddy (Frederick Francis) Thaddeus was one of the artist's two sons. A copy of the above-mentioned biography accompanies the lot.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Dust or mold to the interior of the glass.
Framed dimensions are 43 x 35 in.


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Keywords

Frederick Francis, Henry Jones Thaddeus, Brendan Rooney, Harry Jones Thaddeus, Freddy Thaddeus, Given names, Hypocorisms, Men, Thad, Thaddeus

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