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Portrait of Lucy Wheeler (SOLD)

Portrait of Lucy Wheeler (SOLD)

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This full length portrait of young Lucy Wheeler, of Stonington, Connecticut, is a dramatic image created by the brilliant orange dress against the stark brown background: elegant in its simplicity.

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~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: 55 x 29 1/2 inches: Overall 59 x 33 1/4 inches
Date / Circa: Cirac 1810
Maker / Origin: Attributed to John Brewster, Jr.
Medium: Oil on canvas in a reproduction frame
Miscellaneous: Provenance: Descended in the family of the sitter; Sotheby's, NYC, January 1986; Private Vermont collector. Exhibited: New London, CT, The Lyman-Allyn Museum, "Eighty Eminent Painters of Connecticut", March 9-April 20, 1947.

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