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PROPERTY FROM ANOTHER PRIVATE COLLECTION

American School dated 1842
A GROUP OF YOUNG CHILDREN AT SADDLE BACK MOUNTAIN: A SILHOUETTE PAINTING
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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PROPERTY FROM ANOTHER PRIVATE COLLECTION

American School dated 1842
A GROUP OF YOUNG CHILDREN AT SADDLE BACK MOUNTAIN: A SILHOUETTE PAINTING
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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American School dated 1842
A GROUP OF YOUNG CHILDREN AT SADDLE BACK MOUNTAIN: A SILHOUETTE PAINTING

Initialed and dated GCB, 1842, l.l., inscribed Saddle Back Mountn Mass.

Saddleback Mountain is known today as Mount Greylock, the highest natural point in Massachusetts.  The mountain has been the inspiration for many American writers of the 19th century, including Henry David Thoreau, who wrote "Saddle-back Mountain Experience"  one of the most important works of the American Transcendental Movement (1849).


watercolor, pen and ink on paper
Height 12 in. by width 14 in.
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Important Americana: Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Porcelain, Prints and Carpets

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