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* John Sherburne Blunt (1789 - 1835)

A PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG BOY WEARING A RED DRESS WITH GOLD SASH, SLEEVE BANDS AND SHOES
Estimate
90,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 156,000 USD
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666
* John Sherburne Blunt (1789 - 1835)

A PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG BOY WEARING A RED DRESS WITH GOLD SASH, SLEEVE BANDS AND SHOES
Estimate
90,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 156,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Folk Art Collection of Jon and Rebecca Zoler

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* John Sherburne Blunt (1789 - 1835)

A PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG BOY WEARING A RED DRESS WITH GOLD SASH, SLEEVE BANDS AND SHOES
painted circa 1829-1830; in the original black-painted frame.
oil on wood panel
26 7/8 by 23in. 68.4 by 58.9cm
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Provenance

David Wheatcroft, Westboro, Massachusetts

Catalogue Note

The boy depicted standing near a covered foot stool with oranges and pieces of silver-and-coral jewelry, all tangible signs of wealth and prosperity.

For another Blunt portrait of two children in similar dress, now in the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, see Robert Bishop, The Borden Limner and His Contemporaries, cover illustration and p. iii, and The Clarion, Spring 1980, p. 22, fig. 2.

The Folk Art Collection of Jon and Rebecca Zoler

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New York