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A Pair of Kentucky School Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. George Parsons

Early 19th Century

each oil on panel.

Sight: 27 x 19 inches.

Initially believed to be by the hand of Matthew Jouett, the attribution has since been disputed. The portrait of the Ms. Parsons is stylistically reminiscent of the work of Thomas Jefferson Wright; that of Mr. Parsons recalls the work of Joseph Henry Bush. 

Provenance:Purchased from Christie's "The Collection of the Late Jeannette R. Marks, Lexington, Kentucky," June 5-6, 1987, Lot 442.

Condition:

Frame dimensions: 34 x 26 inches.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,000
09/22/2020

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