23 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 25,000
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
ATTRIBUTED TO JOSEPH WHITING STOCK (1815-1885), circa 1850
Portrait of Edmund Seely
oil on canvas
44¼ x 38 in.
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The 1850 census report lists Edward Seely and Catherine Seely in the town of Halfmoon, Saratoga, New York. Their children included a son Edmund Seely (b. 1844), possibly the subject depicted in this portrait.
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PROPERTY FROM A LONG ISLAND ESTATE
Juliette Tomlinson, The Paintings and the Journal of Joseph Whiting Stock (Middletown, CT, 1976) p. 75, pl. II:42.
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