Property from the Collection Mr. and Mrs. John B. Schorsch
ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM JENNYS | PAIR OF PORTRAITS: A YOUNG LADY AND A GENTLEMAN FROM NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS
Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD
ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM JENNYS
(1774 - 1859)
PAIR OF PORTRAITS: A YOUNG LADY AND A GENTLEMAN FROM NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS
oil on canvas
Each 24 ⅜ by 18 in.
Canvases lined, with reproduction frames. Overall craquelure and aged varnish. He with scattered inpainting on face, particularly his right cheek, along the ends of his hair near his neck, a 4-inch repair with inpaining over his proper right shoulder and along the border of the proper right top edge. Her with scattered inpainting on her face and added varnish to her hair.
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Harry Shaw Newman, the Old Print Shop, New York;
Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, The Mr. & Mrs. Jerome W. Blum Personal Collections, August 14-16, 2015, lot 625.