Thomas Sully

Lot Details

Lot 1134
Thomas Sully
American, 1783-1872
Portrait of a Young Woman in a Wide Brim Hat, (also known as Girl and Fancy Portrait of a Girl), 1867
Initialed TS, dated 1867 / September, and inscribed Copied from Inskipp on the reverse
Oil on canvas
24 1/4 x 20 inches

Mrs. Clement Wainwright, thence by descent in the family

(possibly) Philadelphia, PA, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Memorial Exhibition of Portraits by Thomas Sully, 1922

Edward Biddle and Mantle Fielding, The Life and Works of Thomas Sully, Wickersham Press, Philadelphia, 1921, p. 354, cat. no. 2269

C The Christine Biddle Wainwright Collection

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $13,860 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Small (1/2 inch) repaired tear in the center of the work with corresponding inpainting and patch on the reverse. Frame rub and craquelure. The varnish has yellowed with time.

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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $13,860 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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