American School

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Lot 4
American School
19th Century
Portrait of a Lady, thought possibly to be Mrs. Harrison Gray Otis (Sally Foster Otis)
Oil on canvas
30 x 25 inches



Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Old lining, flattened craquelure. Old dense varnish layer, selectively cleaned in the costume, face and hair. The lower eyelids, lower lip, and the right contour of the sitter's body, neck and face have been strengthened. Areas of inpaint in the lower (proper) right arm, just above the lower edge, and also in the sleeve. Scattered areas of inpaint in the background.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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