Thomas Sully

Lot Details

Lot 8
Thomas Sully
American, 1783-1872
Mrs. Thomas Poultney, 1857
Oil on canvas
24 1/4 x 20 inches oval

Edward Biddle and Mantle Fielding, The Life and Works of Thomas Sully, 1783-1872, Philadelphia, 1921, p. 253, no. 1420

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

There is a large repaired "C" shaped tear present the that transverses the subjects eyes. The size of this break is approximately 9 x 7 x 5 inches. The repair seems to be competent and the inpainting associated with the repair is minimal but the break is clearly visible to the naked eye. The work was laid to a panel with wax.

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Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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