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    Sale 2095

    The Collection Of Marguerite And Arthur Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut

    18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 676

    Henry Colton Shumway (1807-1884), Dated 1829**

    A Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman in a Black Coat

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    Henry Colton Shumway (1807-1884), Dated 1829**
    A Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman in a Black Coat
    in a hinged leather album; inscribed on the reverse Painted by HC Shumway 1 March 1829 The 20th year of my age
    watercolor on ivory
    2 5/8 x 2¼ inches (album)


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    HC Shumway was born in Middletown, Connecticut, and spent an early period of study with Thomas Seir Cummings (1804-1894), who was born in England.

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