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    Sale 2095

    The Collection Of Marguerite And Arthur Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut

    18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 623

    Attributed to Moses B. Russell (1809-1884), Circa 1850**

    A Miniature Portrait of a Young Girl in Pink Holding a Spray of Pinks

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    Attributed to Moses B. Russell (1809-1884), Circa 1850**
    A Miniature Portrait of a Young Girl in Pink Holding a Spray of Pinks
    in a velvet lined case
    watercolor on ivory
    2½ x 1 7/8 inches (sight); case: 3¾ x 3¼ inches


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    Moses B. Russell (1809-1884) was one of Boston's leading miniaturists during the 1830s and 1840s. For more information on Russell, see Randall L. Holton and Charles A. Gilday, "Moses B. Russell, Yankee Miniaturist," The Magazine Antiques (November 2002), pp. 158-165.

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    Literature

    Randall L. Holton and Charles A. Gilday, "Moses B. Russell, Yankee Miniaturist," The Magazine Antiques (November 2002), p. 164, pl. XV.