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Spiridione Gambardella

George Washington

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Spiridione Gambardella

Spiridione Gambardella

George Washington

George Washington

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

25,200

USD

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The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Spiridione Gambardella

1812 - 1898

George Washington


After Gilbert Stuart, 19th century

oil on canvas

30 in. by 25 in.

With paper label affixed to stretcher, This picture is a copy by Gambardella, of an original portrait of George Washing, by Stuart. The original was in possession of the late T.B. Barclay, by whom it was bequeathed by will to the late William Rathbone, of Greenbank and it now hangs at Greenbank, June 1895

In overall very fine condition with negligible scattered inpainting detected around the edges when examined under UV light. The canvas is unlined and slightly loose near the bottom of the frame; the reverse is stamped "CR 6 '8'3 / PREPARED BY / CHARLES ROBERSON / 5 LONG ACRE LONDON." The period stretcher with one replaced key and one missing key. Housed in a modern giltwood frame.


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Bauman Rare Books, New York.