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James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874) Miniature Portrait of a Young Man

$938$750
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3360T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 01, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874)

Miniature Portrait of a Young Man
Unsigned.
Watercolor on paper, 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in., in a modern gilt molded frame.
Condition: Minor toning, evidence of a previous oval mat.

Provenance: The Lucy B. Mitchell Collection.

Literature: Illustrated and described in Lucy B. Mitchell, The Paintings of James Sanford Ellsworth, Itinerant Folk Artist, 1802-1978 (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: Williamsburg, Virginia, 1974), pp. 72-73, fig. A70.

Exhibitions: James Sanford Ellsworth, Itinerant Folk Artist, 1802-1873, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, Williamsburg, Virginia, October 13-December 1, 1974.

Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws. Buyers are responsible for shipping.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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Keywords

Abby Aldrich, Lucy B. Mitchell, James Sanford Ellsworth, Williamsburg