4 March 2010,
Price realised USD 7,500
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
John Leslie Breck (1860-1899)
signed 'Breck' (lower left)
oil on canvas
18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm.)
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John S. Carter and Mary Boylan, secretary to former President John F. Kennedy, Boston, Massachusetts.
Estate of the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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