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Sale 144 Lot 68

ALFRED JONES (AMERICAN, 1819-1900)
FALL MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE, MOUNT LAFAYETTE, NH, ALONG WITH TWO OTHER SKETCHES
Watercolor and graphite on paper: 6 1/2 x 10 in.
SKETCH OF MOUNTAINS, POSSIBLY MOUNT WASHINGTON; graphite on paper, 6 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.; LANDSCAPE VIEW WITH RUINS; Graphite and white crayon on paper, 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (3)

Note: Jones's family immigrated to the United States when he was an infant. He was an apprentice engraver in the Albany, New York, printing firm Rawdon, Wright, Hatch, and Edson. In 1834, he moved to New York City and attended the Nation Academy's antique class. The Academy awarded him first prize from his drawing. (see 'Paintings & Sculpture at the Nat. Academy of Design', Vol. 1: 1826-1925, Volume 1, p. 325)

Estimate $200-400

Sold for $100.00


 
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