<< return to list << Previous LotNext Lot >>

Lot 30 : PAIR OF MINIATURE WATERCOLOR PORTRAITS, THOMAS EDWARDS

030_1.jpg   030_2.jpg   030_3.jpg   
Click on image to enlarge, then click on right or left side of image to view slideshow.

PAIR OF MINIATURE WATERCOLOR PORTRAITS, THOMAS EDWARDS
c. 1740, signed Thomas Edwards (American, 1795-1869)
profile portraits of Mister and Mrs. Joseph W. Jenkins, Boston, Massachusetts
Written on backboard of gentleman:
T. Edwards Pinx/73 Market St./Boston/Feby 28. 1825; on backboard of lady Mrs: Edwards/1830; sitters also identified in pencil script on frames; black and gold reverse painted surrounds, original gilt frames (oval portraits 3.5 by 2.5 in.; frames 6 by 5 in.
Collection of G.W. Samaha
Landry Auctioneers, Essex, Massachusetts; incl. Robert Landry's extensive biographical Jenkin's research.
Some gilt loss to frames; two small spots of black paint missing on Mrs.' mat.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200


Absence of a condition statement does not imply the lot is in perfect condition, free from flaws, restoration, or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email or telephone to our gallery. Any condition statement given either verbally or written is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. CRN bears no responsibility for error or omission. All items are sold as is. All sales are final.