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

Provenance:
Mrs. Clement Wainwright, thence by descent in the family

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

Literature:
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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