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Oak Furniture, Folk and Naïve Art / William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of Captain John J. Sullivan

Lot 37
William Matthew Prior
(American, 1806-1873)
Portrait of Captain John J. Sullivan
27 September 2022, 10:00 BST
Edinburgh

Sold for £612 inc. premium

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William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873)

Portrait of Captain John J. Sullivan
Inscribed on reverse "Capt John J. Sullivan / a Boston Pilot / Died in Panama 1848 / Painted by Wm. M. Prior. East Boston / Trenton Street N./ From a Daggueroetype and / Partly from a Portrait that of / in 1844 (sic)", also dated 1851
Oil on canvas
68.5 x 55.8cm (26 15/16 x 21 15/16in).

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