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    Sale 2133

    American Furniture and Decorative Arts including English and Dutch Delft

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 268

    ATTRIBUTED TO JUSTUS DALEE (ACTIVE 1826-1847)

    Two Portraits: Julia Ann Tompkins Graves (1808-1844) and a Lady in Profile

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    ATTRIBUTED TO JUSTUS DALEE (ACTIVE 1826-1847)
    Two Portraits: Julia Ann Tompkins Graves (1808-1844) and a Lady in Profile
    one with inscription that partially reads on frame Julia Ann Tompkins Graves Born 1808 died 1844; the other inscribed on verso M.P.R., with lock of hair
    watercolor and ink on paper
    the smaller measures 2½ x 2 in., the larger 3¼ x 2½ in. (2)


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    For a full discussion of the work of Justus Dalee and his family of portrait painters, see Suzanne and Michael Payne, "To Please the Eye: Justus Da Lee and His Family," Folk Art (Winter, 2004), pp. 46-57.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A LONG ISLAND ESTATE