ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN BLACK COAT, POSSIBLY PHILIP WINSLOW FESSENDEN OF WEST CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN BLACK COAT, POSSIBLY PHILIP WINSLOW FESSENDEN OF WEST CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN BLACK COAT, POSSIBLY PHILIP WINSLOW FESSENDEN OF WEST CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN BLACK COAT, POSSIBLY PHILIP WINSLOW FESSENDEN OF WEST CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN BLACK COAT, POSSIBLY PHILIP WINSLOW FESSENDEN OF WEST CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS

Estimate: 2,000 - 4,000 USD

ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN BLACK COAT, POSSIBLY PHILIP WINSLOW FESSENDEN OF WEST CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS

Estimate: 2,000 - 4,000 USD

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ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (1809-1854)

MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN BLACK COAT, POSSIBLY PHILIP WINSLOW FESSENDEN OF WEST CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS


watercolor on ivory

Boston, Massachusetts

circa 1842

2 ⅝ by 2 ⅛ in.

set in a leather case with detached paper label inscribed Philip Winslow Fessenden Painted by Mrs. Moses Russell.

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Provenance

Jewett-Berdan Antiques, Newcastle, Maine.

Catalogue Note

Philip Winslow Fessenden (1837-1842) was born in West Cambridge, Massachusetts, known today as the town of Arlington. He was one of eight children born to Philip Bemis Fessenden and Rebecca Tufts and died of scarlet fever just before his fifth birthday.

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