Click to enlarge
 

Sale IT149 Lot 1038

AMERICAN SCHOOL probably VIRGINIA (EARLY 19TH CENTURY)
PAIR OF PORTRAITS OF THE MOORE-ROBINSON FAMILY, CIRCA 1805-1808
Oil on tulip poplar panel: both 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Framed with original frames; verso Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts labels (2)
Note:
According to MESDA the sitters are from the Moore-Robinson Family "Probably of "Chelsea," on the Mattaponi River in Virginia."

A number of artists passed through the Virginia area at this time. Notably:
Francis Cezeron (American, 1747-1828) passed through Virginia for a short time. He is known for his small-scale paintings.
Cephas Thompson (1775-1856 ) painted in the south during the period of these paintings. He is known for larger-scale paintings, but we do know of a handful of small scale paintings by him.
Philippe Peticolas (Virginia, 1760-1841) or Edward Peticolas, (Virginia, 1793-circa 1853)


Provenance: Historic Chelsea Estate, 1709, King William County, Virginia

Literature: https://mesda.org/item/object/painting/2062/
https://mesda.org/item/object/painting/2063/

Estimate $2,000-3,000

Sold for $11,000.00


 
Previous LotNext Lot   
 
Back   
 

Condition reports are provided to our clients only upon request. While our specialists strive for accuracy, any condition report is an opinion and The Potomack Company shall not be liable for any omission or error with regard to an item's description. Buyers should note that the absence of a condition report does not warrant that the item is completely free from wear and tear or any other imperfection.