Sale 14AM02 | Lot 23

Attributed to Samuel Finley Breese Morse

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
Attributed to Samuel Finley Breese Morse

Lot Details

Lot 23
Attributed to Samuel Finley Breese Morse
Portrait of Thomas Winter, circa 1815
Oil on canvas
30 x 25 inches
Provenance:
From the sitter to his son, William
By descent to Kate d'Bonner
Robert H. Thomas
Miss Eunice Chambers, Hartsville, SC
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (purchased with funds from the Friends of Art)
Exhibited:
Atlanta, GA, Georgia State Governor's mansion, Inaugural Exhibition, Jan.19-Jul. 1, 1968
Madison, GA, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Morgan County Foundation, Inaugural Exhibition, Jul. 9-Oct. 31, 1976


C Property from the High Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit Future Acquisitions

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. There are some touches of inpaint in the ear and face. 3 inch vertical line of inpaint running from the sitter's chin to jabot. An area in the center right running from the red curtain to the right shoulder of the sitter with vertical craquelure with corresponding inpaint. Dense varnish, unable to detect further restoration under UV light.


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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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