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John Brewster Jr. (Connecticut/Maine, 1766-1854) Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
316
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

John Brewster Jr. (Connecticut/Maine, 1766-1854)

Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman
Unsigned.
Watercolor on ivory, 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in., in an ebonized oval frame.
Condition: Frame cracked.

Provenance: Coach House Antiques, Manchester, Vermont, August 1977.

Exhibitions: More Like You Than Not, Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont, February 1-May 7, 2013.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Sybil Kern, Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont, John Brewster Jr., United States, Vermont, Bennington, Manchester

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