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Item Details

Spring Americana & Paintings

March 30, 2012 – March 31, 2012

Lot #817
Temp #5
DepartmentPaintings
Low Estimate $25,000.00
High Estimate $35,000.00
Last Updated April 13, 2012

Description

WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR
American, 1806-1873

Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Johnson. Depicting Mr. J.P. Johnson and his second wife, the former Susan Pierce Fitch. Likely painted to commemorate their wedding in 1843. The back of the canvas is inscribed Descriptive painting by W.M. Pr... 1843".
Oils on canvas, 27" x 22". Framed."

Condition

Both restretched on modern stretcher bars. Some inpainting to the face and cheek of Mrs. Johnson.

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