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American School, 19th Century

The Merrill Family in an Elegant Parlor

Estimate:

35,000 - 55,000 USD

Property from the John B. Schorsch Collection

American School, 19th Century

American School, 19th Century

The Merrill Family in an Elegant Parlor

The Merrill Family in an Elegant Parlor

Estimate:

35,000 - 55,000 USD

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Property from the John B. Schorsch Collection

American School, 19th Century

The Merrill Family in an Elegant Parlor


watercolor, pen and ink on paper with mica laid on canvas

circa 1830

25 1/2 in. by 33 in.

In overall very fine condition retaining vivid hues and the mica flecks in the striped wallpaper. Not examined out of frame due to the stability of the mica flecks. The paper with general even toning commensurate with age and use; mounted on canvas, evident on the proper left side. Minor foxing to the bodice of the lady and the piano and neck of the young girl. A crease and possible repair above the gentleman's head holding the recorder.


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Descended from the Merrill family of Portland, Maine;
Thomas Schofield, New Braintree, Massachusetts;
Robert P. Hendrikson, Connecticut;
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, January 24, 2014, sale 9100, lot 251.