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1539

American School, 19th Century

Double Portrait: Sisters with a Sleeping Brown Dog

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Jay I. Kislak

American School, 19th Century

American School, 19th Century

Double Portrait: Sisters with a Sleeping Brown Dog

Double Portrait: Sisters with a Sleeping Brown Dog

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot sold:

10,080

USD

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

The Collection of Jay I. Kislak: Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation

American School, 19th Century

Double Portrait: Sisters with a Sleeping Brown Dog

oil on canvas

Circa 1830


17 1/2 in. by 23 1/2 in.

In overall fine condition exhibiting signs of professional restoration and conservation. Light-handed, scattered inpainting filling in lines of craquelure detected under UV light. There is a thin L-shaped line of inpainting through the face of the girl on the proper right side. Relined and on a modern stretcher. The overall surface is dry with the exception of a patch of varnish on the dog's hind quarters.


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Descended in a private New England Collection;
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, January 20, 2006, sale 8158, lot 355.