Sale 22AM01 | Lot 1129

American School

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
American School

Lot Details

Lot 1129
American School
18th century
Portrait of Samuel Taylor (1744-1780)
Inscribed Samuel Taylor on the reverse
Oil on canvas
11 x 9 inches

Samuel Taylor was a Philadelphia book-binder. He served as quarter-master to Col. William Bradford's battalion of Philadelphia infantry during the Revolution.


C The Christine Biddle Wainwright Collection

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,071 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The work is glue relined. There is a spot of inpainting in the lower left corner. It is difficult to detect restorations under UV light but it is clear that the work has been conserved in the past. Craquelure.
Framed size: 14 x 16 1/4 inches




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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,071 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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