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Sale IT149 Lot 1019

AMERICAN SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY)
JOHN FREDERICK MAY (1812-1892)
Oil on board: 13 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.
Framed

note: John Frederick May was the attending physician to President Abraham Lincoln who performed an autopsy on and identified the body of John Wilkes Booth


Provenance: Descended in the family to the Honorable Henry May (1816-1866) of Baltimore, Md.; Bequeathed to his wife, Henrietta de Courcy May (1819-1918); Inherited by her son Henry May (1854-1936); Bequeathed to his son Henry Coleman de Courcy May (1888-1957); Bequest of Henry Coleman de Courcy May, 1958; Property of The Society of the Cincinnati [M.1958.064.07-.09, .11, .15, .17, .19, .20, .23, .25-.27]
Estimate $700-900

Sold for $900.00


 
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