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The Sherman Children (SOLD)

The Sherman Children (SOLD)

A Rare and Important Pair of Folk Portraits of John Doan Sherman (b.1841) Anne Francis Sherman (b.1842) Attributed to Jane Anthony Davis (1821-1855)

Sherman Children GirlSherman Children Boy


Dimensions: 19 1/2" x 13 1/2"
Date / Circa: c. 1850
Maker / Origin: Connecticut
Medium: Oil on heavy paper
Miscellaneous: Original, untouched condition. Period frames, probably original, with paint restored. Provenance: Roger Bacon, 1957; Private Midwest collection; children of collectors. To date, these are the largest and only known oil portraits by the watercolor artist J.A. Davis.

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