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Lot 30Alfred Jacob Miller
American, 1810-1874
Horse Market, Swann Street [sic], 1830
Dated 1830 (ur) and faintly inscribed Ske... 1860; inscribed Horse Market, Swann Street on the original backing
Charcoal, ink and gouache on paper
8 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches
Fort Worth, TX, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Sentimental Journey: The Art of Alfred Jacob Miller, Nov. 20, 2008-Jan. 11, 2009 (traveled to Omaha, NB, Joslyn Art Museum, Feb. 7-May 10, 2009)
An 1833 directory, A Complete View of Baltimore, by Charles Varle indicates that a horse market was held on Wednesdays and Saturdays on Swan Street, between Market Space and the Falls.

Sold for $5,625
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Stains on verso of sheet. Original backing is hinged separately in the mat.

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