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Child with Cat, Cradle, and Basket (SOLD)

Child with Cat, Cradle, and Basket (SOLD)


Provenance: America Hurrah Antiques; Private CA collection, 1981

Literature: Brant and Cullman, Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America, pg. 158, fig. 281; Schorsch, “The Myth of G. Gustemer and the Recognition of George Gassner,” Antiques & Fine Art, Vol XIV, Issue 1 (Winter/ Spring 2015), p. 161, fig. 9.


Dimensions: 33” x 27”, in a period carved frame with original grain-painted finish, 42 ¼” x 36” (by association)
Date / Circa: c. 1840
Maker / Origin: Attributed to George Gassner (1811-1861), Probably Massachusetts or Rhode Island
Medium: Oil on canvas

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