Lot 271
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Joseph Whiting Stock (1815-1855)

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
Sold
68,500 USD
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Description

  • Joseph Whiting Stock (1815-1855)
  • Portrait of a Young Girl in Pink Dress with Doll's Basket and Doll's Fruit Basket, Standing on an Ingrain Carpet
circa 1830; important American folk portrait of a girl holding a miniature basket of flowers standing full length on a figured floor covering; she is wearing a pink dress, white pantaloons, black shoes and a coral necklace; on her left side resting on the floor is a basket of toys, including a squeak toy cat and doll; painted by Joseph Whiting Stock about 1838, Massachusetts; this picture is one of Stock's most compelling child portraits, having excellent composition, design and content; in a period frame.
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