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Lot 13Shepard Alonzo Mount
American, 1804-1868
Portrait of a Man with a Beard and Black Stock, 1854
Signed S.A. Mount and dated 1854 on the reverse
Oil on canvas, within a painted oval
30 1/2 x 25 1/4 inches;
Together with American School, 19th Century, Portrait of a Lady Wearing a Gold Crucifix, oil on canvas, within a painted oval, 30 1/2 x 25 1/4 inches
Provenance of both:
By descent from Sherman Fairchild, Eastover, Lloyd Neck, NY

C Property of an East Coast Museum

Estimate $800-1,200

Mount: Some paint flaking in the upper right spandrel. No restoration visible under UV light, but a few contours may have been reinforced.

The lady: Pronounced craquelure. Some contours reinforced

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