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Lot 5127: ATTRIBUTED TO HENRY WALTON (1820-1873) | Portrait of Two Children and a Red and White Setter
January 21, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oil on mattress ticking
Conserved at Williamstown Art Conversation Center. Lined, replaced stretches, craquelure, scattered inpainting (including on the figures and faces), largely to fill in some of the craquelure. Replaced frame: 54 1/2 by 45 1/2 inches.
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Purchased privately in Buffalo, New York;
Found in Ithaca, New York.
Dimensions: 48 by 39 1/2 in.
Literature: Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo, "Beyond Tradition: A Folk Art Collection in New Hampshire," Antiques & Fine Art, vol. VII, issue 2, Summer/Autumn 2006, p. 132.
Medium: oil on mattress ticking