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    Sale 1972

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    7 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    William van de Velde Bonfield (1805-1898)

    Anthony Wayne House, Paoli, Pennsylvania

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    William van de Velde Bonfield (1805-1898)
    Anthony Wayne House, Paoli, Pennsylvania
    oil on canvas
    18¾ x 29 in. (47.6 x 73.7 cm.)


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    The present work is a depiction of Waynesborough, the eighteenth century birthplace and home of American Revolutionary War commander General Anthony Wayne. Located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the Waynesborough estate was continuously owned by seven generations of the Wayne family from 1724 to 1965. Today the house has been restored and serves as a historic house museum.

    Provenance

    Kennedy Galleries, New York.
    Private collection, East Hampton, New York.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct title of this lot is Anthony Wayne Home, Paoli, Pennsylvania.