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    Sale 2136

    Christie's Interiors

    9 - 10 February 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 169

    Attributed to Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872)

    Portrait of Robert Maskell Patterson, President of the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Attributed to Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872)
    Portrait of Robert Maskell Patterson, President of the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia
    with inscription (on the relined reverse)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)


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    The inscription on the reverse of the relined canvas is most likely a transcript of an inscription by the artist, indentifying the sitter and indicating that the present lot is a posthumous portrait painted in 1866, after a portrait by S.J. De Bois.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF SIR JOHN R. H. AND LADY THOURON, REMOVED FROM HISTORIC DOE RUN FARM, A DU PONT LEGACY
    (LOTS 140-173)