Lot 17    

Folk Art Watercolor and Ink Portrait,
2008, Spring Fine & Decorative Arts, Mar 15th
ca 1840s, depicting an African American girl holding a basket. Inscribed: Adelia, painted by Sister Devola Daughters of the Finches. Monday morning. Went to school. Westport, Mass. In a period frame; 7.5" x 5.5" (sight), 10.75" x 9" (w/frame).

Condition:  
Water stained.
Sold: $2,415.00
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