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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3390B Marlborough
May 31, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Jonathan Bradley Morse (American, 1834-1898) An Old Maid's Paradise

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3390B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 31, 2020 12:00PM


Jonathan Bradley Morse (American, 1834-1898)

An Old Maid's Paradise
Signed "...Morse" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 15 x 28 in. (38.0 x 71.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch for restored tear at c.r., craquelure.

N.B. The building depicted here is likely the Gloucester cottage built by author Elizabeth Stuart Phelps at Eastern Point. The home is also the locale of Phelps's novel, An Old Maid's Paradise, from which this painting takes its name.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Jonathan Bradley Morse