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Lot 59: EDMUND CHARLES TARBELL, American (1862-1938), "To My Mother" Portrait of Maria Sophia (Fernald) Tarbell (1840-1910), oil on canvas,...
October 27, 2016
Milford, CT, USALive Auction
EDMUND CHARLES TARBELL
"To My Mother" Portrait of Maria Sophia (Fernald) Tarbell (1840-1910)
oil on canvas, signed and titled lower right.
18 x 14 inches
Provenance: By descent in the family of the artist to the artist''s great-grandson; Private Collection, Massachusetts.
Exhibitions: Newport Art Museum, "From Pennsylvania to Paradise," June 2 - September 9, 2012; Portsmouth Historical Society, "Illuminating Tarbell," March 3- June 3, 2016.
Literature: Sebastian Smee, "Life and Art on the Piscatuaqua" in The Boston Globe, June 3, 2016.
Other Notes: Click to read the accompanying essay for this lot.
Tags: The Ten, Impressionist, Impressionism, Whistler
Condition: Very Good/Good
Restoration: Very Minor
Scattered very minor inpaint to lines in her face. There are two minor lines of restoration in the white dress.
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