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    Sale 2095

    The Collection Of Marguerite And Arthur Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut

    18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 696

    Isaac Sanford (active 1783-1822), Circa 1805-1810**

    A Miniature Portrait of A Gentleman (Thomas Coit)

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    Isaac Sanford (active 1783-1822), Circa 1805-1810**
    A Miniature Portrait of A Gentleman (Thomas Coit)
    signed (upper left); The reverse with mourning scene inscribed To the memory of T.COIT
    watercolor on ivory
    2 1/8 x 1½ inches


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    Thomas Coit was born in New London, Connecticut in 1767, the son of Thomas Coit and Mary Gardiner. He married Mary Wanton Saltonstall (b. 1767) in 1789 and they had eight children.

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