WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR | THREE PORTRAITS: THE WOODS CHILDREN
WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR | THREE PORTRAITS: THE WOODS CHILDREN
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WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR | THREE PORTRAITS: THE WOODS CHILDREN

Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD

WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR | THREE PORTRAITS: THE WOODS CHILDREN

Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD

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Description

WILLIAM MATTHEW PRIOR

(1806 - 1873)

THREE PORTRAITS: THE WOODS CHILDREN


oil on academy board

circa 1840

Largest 13 ½ by 9 ⅜ in.

each retain their original frame.

Condition Report

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Jerome Blum, Lisbon, Connecticut;

Sotheby's New York, The American Folk Art Collection of Frank and Karen Miele, January 28, 1984, sale 5143, lot 8;

Skinner Inc., Bolton, Massachusetts, October 1989, lot 282;

Wayne Pratt Antiques, Woodbury, Connecticut;

Private Collection;

Christie's New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints, January 21, 2005, sale 1474, lot 354;

Marguerite Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut.

Exhibited

New York, The Museum of American Folk Art and New-York Historical Society, Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America, 1980-1981.

Literature

Sandra Brant and Elissa Cullman, Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America, (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1980), p. 30, fig. 40.

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