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Lot 12 : AMERICAN SCHOOL, early 19th c.

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AMERICAN SCHOOL, early 19th c.
landscape with overview of the Mystic River with Boston in the distance seen from a pasture with man tending cows
unsigned, o/c (relined); 38.75 by 56 in; framed 43.5 by 60.35 in;
In the far distance is the North Church steeple and a group of factories. After establishing workshops on Roxbury Street around 1780, all four Willard Brothers began producing clocks in large quantities. Their clock workshops relied on approximately 20 factories and workshops which supplied brass works, artistic painting, and other necessities. These workshops and factories were spread throughout a 400-meter radius of the Boston workshops.
Minor scattered inpaint in sky; edges with inpaint particularly at upper two corners.
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000


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