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03 November 2016, 10:00 EST
Boonton, NJ, USALive Auction
Lot 1165: After Gilbert Stuart, portrait painting(64 views)
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Description: After Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828), Athenaeum portrait of George Washington, oil on canvas, no signature visible, 23.5"l x 19.5"w (sight), giltwood frame
Condition Report: Good, darkening to canvas, minor staining, white paint stain upper left, not examined out of frame
Provenance: Property from the Collection of Charles E. Sigety; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (painted in the gallery) - The late Charles E. Sigety was a renound collector of Americana, ranging from examples of Norman Rockwell to important historic documents. Christie's New York sold a selection of Sigety's collection in 2016. For more information, please visit https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/america-illustrated-norman-rockwell-and-his-contemporaries/lots/193?Keyword=mort+kunstler
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