Lot 70: JOHN F. FRANCIS, American (1808-1886), (A Pair) Still Life with Oysters, Whiskey and Biscuits Still Life with Grapes and Apples , oi...
October 27, 2016
Milford, CT, USALive Auction
JOHN F. FRANCIS
Still Life with Oysters, Whiskey and Biscuits
Still Life with Grapes and Apples
oil on board, (a) signed lower right and dated "1867". (b) unsigned, inscribed illegibly on the reverse.
(a) 10 3/4 x 13 5/8 (b)11 3/8 x 14 1/4 inches
Provenance: Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Private Collection, New Jersey.
Other Notes: Tags: Still-life
Canvas: Not Applicable
Restoration: Very Minor
slight bow to board, overall craquelure.
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