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March 03 — 08, 2018
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LOT 28

Lot 28

Manner of Thomas Sully (1783-1872)

Manner of Thomas Sully (1783-1872)
Lot 28 Details
Manner of Thomas Sully (1783-1872), American

SAID TO BE A PORTRAIT OF ELIZABETH FENNELL, THE ACTRESS

Oil on board; bears signature, dated 1809 middle right
Oval 19.5 x 15.25 in — 49.5 x 38.7 cm

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $390
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Manner of Thomas Sully (1783-1872)
  • Manner of Thomas Sully (1783-1872)
  • Manner of Thomas Sully (1783-1872)
  • Manner of Thomas Sully (1783-1872)
Provenance:

Purchased by Frank E. Whitman in 1913;
By descent to his daughter, Adelaide Whitman Ralsten Ebeling;
By descent to Mary Adelaide Ralsten Beecher;
By descent to her daughter, the present Private Collection, Nova Scotia, held in the family for over 100 years

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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