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Sale IT191 Lot 1024

ALFRED JONES (AMERICAN, 1819-1900)
NEW ENGLAND LANDSCAPE WITH MOUNTAIN IN THE BACKGROUND and TREE STUDY #4
Graphite on paper: 12 x 15 in.
Unframed; verso dated and inscribed: July 1838 / NY/ Th... Sh...../ New ....; Tree Study #4, graphite and white gouache on paper: 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in., unframed; upper left indistinctly inscribed (2)

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)


Provenance: Estate of Alfred Jones (#PD2013004 - Landscape) and (#PD2011073 - Tree)
Estimate $150-300

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