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Schoolbook Watercolor of Repeating Blue Eagles.....SOLD
Likely New Hampshire, ca. 1815. Watercolor and wash on paper. A singular representation of admiration and patriotism for the artist's young country, painted in the Federal period, the imagery of repeating blue and gold eagles within circular reserves. Originally found in New Hampshire. In a period red-painted frame of about 10 3/4 inches x 8 3/4 (watercolor size about 8 x 6). Provenance: Paul McInnis (Hampton Falls, NH); Stephen Score; David Schorsch; Barbara Pollack; the important Americana collection of Daphne Farago; and an important Midwest collection. Exhibited Rhode Island School of Design, 1985, and pictured in the exhibition catalogue "Americana from the Daphne Farago Collection". Also pictured in Sotheby's, American Folk Art and Furniture formerly in the Collection of Daphne Farago, sold for the Benefit of the Rhode Island School of Design, February 2, 1991.
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