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Lot 68 : FOLK ART PORTRAIT (American, 19th c.)

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FOLK ART PORTRAIT (American, 19th c.)
African American gentlemen
unsigned, mixed media collaged on artist paper, matted; paper 29 by 20 in.; image 27 by 19 in.
This portrait and the following lots 69-72, were purchased by Bill's partner, Madeleine Fisher around 1969 from a descendent of the Spooner family in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Several were mounted as one (see photo). The first Spooner in Plymouth was William who died in 1684. These portraits were possibly done by an African American portrait artist. (See notes with lot 69)
Restoration (see photo).
Estimate: $400 - $600
Realized: $275 - Excluding Buyer's Premium

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