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    Sale 2133

    American Furniture and Decorative Arts including English and Dutch Delft

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 281

    ATTRIBUTED TO JOSEPH WHITING STOCK (1815-1885), circa 1850

    Portrait of Edmund Seely

    Price Realised  

    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.

    Provenance

    Hirschl and Adler, New York


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A LONG ISLAND ESTATE


    Literature

    Juliette Tomlinson, The Paintings and the Journal of Joseph Whiting Stock (Middletown, CT, 1976) p. 75, pl. II:42.