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Porträtmaler, Miniature painter, b. 1818 - d. 1891

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    • John Henry Brown, Portrait Miniature of Woman, 1885
      Feb. 24, 2022

      John Henry Brown, Portrait Miniature of Woman, 1885

      Est: $800 - $1,200

      Property from a Private Collector, Philadelphia and Hilton Head Island Description: John Henry Brown (Philadelphia, 1818-1891), Portrait Miniature of a Woman in a Blue Coat, 1885, watercolor on ivory, signed J. Henry Brown and dated 1885 along lower left edge, the woman with light brown curly hair wearing a blue coat with blue buttons and bar pin, with landscape in the background, the interior with artists studio relocation card, 'moving from 1330 Chestnut Street to 1520/22 Chestnut St, Studio 9, Philadelphia', in a wood and gilt-metal frame. Provenance: with magazine cut-out from Rosegrove Antiques, David Groverman and P.J. Rosenfeld, Ardmore PA. Frame size: 7 1/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, John Henry Brown trained under Arthur Armstrong. He worked in Philadelphia and gained prominence, painting the upper class, including Abraham Lincoln, Stonewall Jackson and James Buchanan. His work can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Smithsonian American Art Museum. IVORY STATEMENT PLEASE NOTE: THIS LOT IS ACCOMPANIED BY DOCUMENTATION VERIFYING THAT IT MEETS FEDERAL ENDANGERED SPECIES REQUIREMENTS. Please note, that as the purchaser, you are responsible for conforming with applicable federal, state and local government regulations concerning objects that contain endangered species materials or related substances. Everard Auctions assume no responsibility for communicating to the purchaser the legality or otherwise of the sale of any objects that may be restricted under state and local law within the jurisdiction of the purchaser. INTERSTATE SALE This item meets the criteria to be an ESA (Endangered Species Act) Antique: A. It is 100 years old or older; B. It is composed in part or whole of any endangered species or threatened species listed under section 1533 of the Act; C. It has not been repaired or modified with any part of any such species on or after December 28, 1973; and *D. It entered at a port designated for the import of ESA antiques *Under Director’s Order No. 210, as a matter of enforcement discretion, items imported prior to September 22, 1982, and items created in the United States and never imported must comply with elements A, B, and C above, but not element D. This lot is has documentation that meets federal requirements for an interstate sale including; either a CITES pre-Convention certificate, a dateable photograph, a dated letter, or other documentation referring to the item or other evidence. Guidance provided by the FWS located in appendix 1 of the Director’s Order 210 establishes the criteria for the antiques exemption for the prohibitions of the ESA, the criteria used for this lot meets the requirements of proof listed in Director’s Order 210, appendix 1, sections 5, 6, and 7. Measurements: Height: by sight 4 1/2 in. x Width: 3 1/2 in. Condition: Good condition, wear to edges of frame.

      Everard Auctions and Appraisals
    • Attributed to John Henry Brown (1818-1894) Portrait Miniature of a Young Girl with Ringlettes
      Apr. 27, 2021

      Attributed to John Henry Brown (1818-1894) Portrait Miniature of a Young Girl with Ringlettes

      Est: $800 - $1,200

      Attributed to John Henry Brown (1818-1894) Portrait Miniature of a Young Girl with Ringlettes In a velvet lined leather case. (3 in. x 2 1/2 in. (sight)) Provenance Property of an estate. Edward Sheppard Antiques, New York, New York, 1994.

      Freeman's
    • John Henry Brown (American, 1818 - 1891) Pennsylvania Artist, portrait of Oliver Hopkinson (1812 - 1905). Oil painting in miniature...
      Jun. 23, 2020

      John Henry Brown (American, 1818 - 1891) Pennsylvania Artist, portrait of Oliver Hopkinson (1812 - 1905). Oil painting in miniature...

      Est: $1,000 - $2,000

      John Henry Brown (American, 1818 - 1891) Pennsylvania Artist, portrait of Oliver Hopkinson (1812 - 1905). Oil painting in miniature, signed J.H. Brown, Jan. 1855, 4x3 mounted in 5 5/8 x 4 5/8 case, very good condition. From the Francis Hopkinson Family Archives

      William Bunch Auctions & Appraisals
    • John Henry Brown (1818-1891), Portrait miniature of a woman, dated "1859"
      Jun. 02, 2020

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891), Portrait miniature of a woman, dated "1859"

      Est: $800 - $1,200

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891) Portrait miniature of a woman, dated "1859" Signed and dated lower left, watercolor on ivory, framed. 3 1/4 in. x 3 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: The Estate of Katharine May.

      Freeman's
    • John Henry Brown (1818-1891), Portrait miniature of a woman, dated "1859"
      Apr. 28, 2020

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891), Portrait miniature of a woman, dated "1859"

      Est: $1,500 - $2,500

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891) Portrait miniature of a woman, dated "1859" Signed and dated lower left, watercolor on ivory, framed. 3 1/4 in. x 3 in. (sight) PROVENANCE: The Estate of Katharine May.

      Freeman's
    • John Henry Brown (1818-1891), Portrait of Mary Clark Lea, 1856
      Nov. 16, 2016

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891), Portrait of Mary Clark Lea, 1856

      Est: $500 - $1,000

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891) Portrait of Mary Clark Lea, 1856 Signed and dated, watercolor on ivory, oval velvet inner frame, in brown leather case within red leather carrying case. 4 1/16 in. x 2 1/2 in. (sight)

      Freeman's
    • OIL ON CANVAS SHOE SHINE BOY SIGNED JH BROWN
      Jul. 25, 2015

      OIL ON CANVAS SHOE SHINE BOY SIGNED JH BROWN

      Est: $200 - $300

      ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN HENRY BROWN (AMERICAN 19thC ARTIST ) 12" x 18" , 16" x 22"

      Echoes Antiques & Auction Gallery
    • John Henry Foley (Irish 1818-1874) Bronze with dark brown patina
      Nov. 19, 2014

      John Henry Foley (Irish 1818-1874) Bronze with dark brown patina

      Est: $1,500 - $2,500

      JOHN HENRY FOLEY(Irish 1818-1874) Oliver Goldsmith Bronze with dark brown patina Stamped on base "J.H. FOLEY, R.A. LONDON" and "Elkington and Co." Height 19.8 inches (50.5 cm) John Henry Foley was an Irish sculptor who worked in London. At the age of 13, he began to study drawing and modeling at the Royal Dublin Society where he took several first-class prizes. At 17, Foley was admitted into the Royal Academy in London where he exhibited his works from 1839-1861. The statue is a reduction of the monument erected in Ireland in front of Trinity College in Dublin in 1861. Oliver Goldsmith (Irish 1730-1774) was a prominent novelist, poet, and playwright particularly known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield and he is thought to have written the children?s tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes, the origin of the phrase ?goody two-shoes.?

      Jackson's International
    • JOHN HENRY BROWN (1818-1891) Portrait de femme assise
      Oct. 23, 2013

      JOHN HENRY BROWN (1818-1891) Portrait de femme assise

      Est: €800 - €1,200

      JOHN HENRY BROWN (1818-1891) Portrait de femme assise. Miniature signée et datée 1859 en bas. (Cadre moderne). 17 x 14 cm

      Tajan
    • John Henry Brown (1818-1891), portrait of a gentleman with muttonchop whiskers, Signed, "J.H. Brown 1860," watercolor on ivory, in a gi
      Nov. 20, 2011

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891), portrait of a gentleman with muttonchop whiskers, Signed, "J.H. Brown 1860," watercolor on ivory, in a gi

      Est: $300 - $500

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891) portrait of a gentleman with muttonchop whiskers Signed, "J.H. Brown 1860," watercolor on ivory, in a gilt locket frame fitted with beribboned locket of hair at back. 2 in. x 1 3/4 in.

      Freeman's
    • John Henry Brown (1818-1891), portrait of a young lady, Signed, " J.H. Brown Oct 1847," watercolor on ivory, leather case.
      Apr. 20, 2010

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891), portrait of a young lady, Signed, " J.H. Brown Oct 1847," watercolor on ivory, leather case.

      Est: $300 - $500

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891) portrait of a young lady Signed, " J.H. Brown Oct 1847," watercolor on ivory, leather case. 2 1/2 in. x 2 in. PROVENANCE: The Stevenson Easby Collection, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia.

      Freeman's
    • J HENRY BROWN 1878 FOLK ART PORTRAIT John Henry
      Apr. 24, 2009

      J HENRY BROWN 1878 FOLK ART PORTRAIT John Henry

      Est: $400 - $600

      J HENRY BROWN 1878 FOLK ART PORTRAIT John Henry Brown (1818 - 1891) American artist known for his important portraits. showing a nice image with great detail. Signed along the edge on canvas and dated 1878. Measures: 16" Tall X 12" Wide. Condition: Very Good small hole and some scuff marks.

      Weiss Auctions
    • John Henry Brown (1818-1891) portrait
      Apr. 14, 2008

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891) portrait

      Est: $1,000 - $1,500

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891) portrait of ernestine brown Signed and dated "J H Brown pinxit Nov. 1843" verso, oil on canvas, framed. 30 1/2 x 25 in. PROVENANCE: Paper label verso inscribed, "Bequeathed to Harriet B. Strickler by Mrs. Mary Metygar Markley (cousin of Harriet's mother) who died Oct. 22, 1929. Supposed to be a portrait of her mother, Ernestine D. Brown, born in Lancaster, Sept 25, 1809, died March 1878. Painted by J. Henry Brown who later painted a miniature of Abraham Lincoln as a young man which is now supposed to be priceless."

      Freeman's
    • John Henry Brown (1818-1891), portrait of ernestine brown, Signed and dated "J H Brown pinxit Nov. 1843" verso, oil on canvas, framed.
      Nov. 18, 2007

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891), portrait of ernestine brown, Signed and dated "J H Brown pinxit Nov. 1843" verso, oil on canvas, framed.

      Est: $2,000 - $4,000

      John Henry Brown (1818-1891) portrait of ernestine brown Signed and dated "J H Brown pinxit Nov. 1843" verso, oil on canvas, framed. 30 1/2 x 25 in. PROVENANCE: Paper label verso inscribed, "Bequeathed to Harriet B. Strickler by Mrs. Mary Metygar Markley (cousin of Harriet's mother) who died Oct. 22, 1929. Supposed to be a portrait of her mother, Ernestine D. Brown, born in Lancaster, Sept 25, 1809, died March 1878. Painted by J. Henry Brown who later painted a miniature of Abraham lincoln as a young man which is now supposed to be priceless."

      Freeman's
    • JOHN HENRY BROWN (American 1818-1891) A SPANISH LADY
      Sep. 20, 2002

      JOHN HENRY BROWN (American 1818-1891) A SPANISH LADY

      Est: $300 - $500

      Freeman's
    • A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY
      Apr. 20, 2001

      A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY

      Est: $1,000 - $1,500

      A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY John Henry Brown (American, 1818-1891) A gentleman with blue eyes and dark wavy hair in a black coat with white shirt and blue scarf within a beaded gilt bronze oval frame encased in a glazed black leather easel frame, signed " from a daguerre...1886 " lower right; that within a black leather book form case, portrait dimensions: 4.25 in. x 3.25 in. PROVENANCE: The the notation on this piece " from a daguerre " clearly documents the impact that photography had on 19th century portraiture. The existence of the daguerreotype of the sitters who were later painted illustrates this point, particularly in lot 141 where the portrait is an identical image to the photograph.

      Freeman's
    • A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY
      Apr. 20, 2001

      A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY

      Est: $1,200 - $1,800

      A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY John Henry Brown (American, 1818-1891) A grey bearded gentleman with blue eyes in a dark blue coat with white shirt and blue tie within a tooled gilt bronze oval frame encased in a glazed red leather easel frame, signed and dated 1861 lower right; that within a red leather book form case, portrait dimensions: 4.5 in. x 3.5 in.; together with a daguerreotype of the same sitter in the exact same pose signed " McClees Phila. " .

      Freeman's
    • A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY
      Apr. 20, 2001

      A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY

      Est: $1,000 - $1,500

      A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY John Henry Brown (American, 1818-1891) A lady with brown hair in a dark blue silk dress with lace collar, a multicolored shawl over her right arm, signed and dated 1863 lower right; in a tooled gilt bronze oval frame within a glazed red leather easel frame, that within a leather book form case, portrait dimensions: 4.5 in. x 3.5 in.; together with a daguerreotype of the same sitter.

      Freeman's
    • A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY
      Apr. 20, 2001

      A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY

      Est: $800 - $1,200

      A MINIATURE PORTRAIT ON IVORY John Henry Brown (American, 1818-1891) A bust of a young lady with blue eyes and well coiffed brown hair surrounded by fluffy clouds and blue sky, signed and dated 1862 lower center; within a tooled gilt bronze oval frame encased in a glazed black leather easel frame, that within a leather book form case, portrait dimensions: 3.5 in. x 2.75 in.; together with a daguerreotype of the same sitter.

      Freeman's
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