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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

Attributed to Joseph H. Davis (1811-1865)
PORTRAIT OF JOHN THOMAS AVERY (B. 1828)
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 USD
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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

Attributed to Joseph H. Davis (1811-1865)
PORTRAIT OF JOHN THOMAS AVERY (B. 1828)
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Attributed to Joseph H. Davis (1811-1865)
PORTRAIT OF JOHN THOMAS AVERY (B. 1828)
inscribed John Thomas Avery  at the center of the ceiling, Painted 1839 over the left wall and Sept. 16 over the right wall.
Watercolor, pen and ink on paper
15 1/2 by 11 1/2 in.
Circa 1839
Maine or New Hampshire
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Exhibited

New York, Museum of American Folk Art, The All-American Dog: Man's Best Friend in Folk Art, November 30, 1977 - April 2, 1978;
Traveling Exhibition. Young America: A Folk Art History, New York, Museum of American Folk Art and the IBM Gallery of Science and Art; Tucson, Arizona, Tucson Museum of Art; Dearborn, Michigan, Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village; Charlotte, North Carolina, Mint Museum of Art; Chicago, Illinois, Terra Museum of American Art, September 30, 1986 - April 24, 1988. 

Literature

Harold L. Peterson, Americans at Home: From the Colonists to the Late Victorians, (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1971), pl. 53;
William H. Distin and Robert Bishop, The American Clock, (New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1976), p. 83, no. 166;
Jean Lipman, Elizabeth V. Warren and Robert Bishop, Young America: A Folk Art History, (Connecticut: Konecky & Konecky: 1986), p. 36, no. 39.

Important Americana

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New York