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Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865) Portrait of Robert Demeritt, Aged 76 Years, April 6th, 1836

Auction:
3278M
Lot:
698
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3278M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Joseph Davis (Maine/New Hampshire, 1811-1865)

Portrait of Robert Demeritt, Aged 76 Years, April 6th, 1836
Unsigned, the subject identified in calligraphic lettering along the lower edge.
Watercolor on paper, 12 1/4 x 8 1/2 in., framed.
Condition: Creases, tears, losses, and spotting.

Note: Included in this lot are a number of items associated with the Demeritt family, including ledger books and small credit and debit notes from the 1830s to early 1860s, as well as Isaac Demeritt's (presumably Robert's grandson) school workbook from 1830.
Estimate $2,000-4,000


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