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The Silverstein Collection

November 5, 2007 – November 6, 2007

Lot #594
Temp #14227
Sold For $4,750.00   (hammer price)
 $5,462.50   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated November 6, 2007


FRAMED PAINTING American, Circa 1850
Primitive portrait of Fredrick and Christine Becker. Written on reverse of canvas Fredrick Becker, born May 26, 1796, and Christine C. Becker, born Jan. 22nd, 1800. 1850 James fecit July 12, 1850. Prepared, Ed. Dechaen, New York. Oil on canvas, 28 x 34.
Purchased in 1965 from Thurston Thacher Americana and Paintings, Hyde Park NY.
Purportedly the Becker's daughter is portrayed in the family scene (see lot 599). These paintings purportedly stayed together from a Bucks County family, and came to Mr. Thacher this way.

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