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Americana, Paintings & Sporting Art

November 17, 2011 – November 19, 2011

Lot #1147
Temp #1
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For $8,500.00   (hammer price)
 $9,775.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated November 19, 2011

Description

AMERICAN SCHOOL
19th Century

Portrait of Erastus Webb of Ohio. Unsigned. Inscribed verso My Uncle Erastus Webb M.D.".
According to The History of Franklin & Pickaway Counties, Ohio, "Dr. Erastus Webb was the second physician to locate in Circleville (Ohio) arriving about 1815. His former home was in New York State. He continued in successful practice throughout the adjoining county, having an extensive ride, and possessing the confidence of the people in a marked degree until his death, which occurred in 1848".
Oil on panel, 10" x 8". Framed."

Condition

Appears to be in excellent condtion. It is framed under glass and it appears to have been that way for some time. It is painted on board. The board appears straight and free from any cracks. Examination under UV light reveals no restortaion. There are a few areas of abbrasion along the edges due to frame rubbing.

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