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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3222B Boston
March 2, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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William M.S. Doyle (Massachusetts, 1769-1828) Portrait of a Girl of the May Family

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

Description:

William M.S. Doyle (Massachusetts, 1769-1828)

Portrait of a Girl of the May Family
Signed "Doyle/1806" l.l., paper label on the backing inscribed "The mother of/Martha Ann Turner May/M.A.T. was born in Richmond, VA/1824/Died at Rock Hill Medford/1847."
Pastel on paper, 31 x 25 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame.
Condition: Light soiling.

Provenance: Robert A. Blecicki, New England Gallery, Andover, Massachusetts, April 9, 1987.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $500-500

Tear at extreme upper left corner, area of abrasion on girl's right shoe, small areas of water staining at lower edge.


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Keywords

Martha Ann Turner May, William M.S. Doyle, Sybil Kern, Andover, Richmond