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Sale IT154 Lot 17

ALFRED JONES (AMERICAN, 1819-1900)
RENAISSANCE MAN CONTEMPLATING AN ARTWORK, PORTRAIT OF A RENAISSANCE LADY, RENAISSANCE HALBERDIER READING and RENAISSANCE MAN WITH HORSE AND MAIDENS
Watercolor on paper: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4
PORTRAIT OF A RENAISSANCE LADY, watercolor on paper: 7 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.; RENAISSANCE HALBERDIER READING, watercolor on paper: 10 5/8 x 8 in.; RENAISSANCE MAN WITH HORSE AND MAIDENS, watercolor on paper: 4 3/4 x 4 in. (4)

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 $400-600

Sold for $200.00


 
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