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Lot 12American School
19th Century
Two Young Girls with a Calico Cat
Pastel on paper
16 x 21 1/8 inches
Betsy and Timothy Trace, Cortlandt Manor, NY
Sale: Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, NH, Aug. 5, 2007, lot 1459
Acquired at the above

C Property from a New Jersey Collector

Sold for $5,000
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Approximately two inches of the original drawing has been folded beneath the framed image. Upper and right edges are affixed to a backing; the left and lower edges are not. Surface grime,possible moisture stains in the hair, extending down the face, and down the proper right arm of the young girl on the left; there is also a tiny hole the size of a pinhead on her proper right sleeve.

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