7 March 2008,
Price realised USD 10,625
USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
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.
Kennedy Galleries, New York.
Private collection, East Hampton, New York.
By descent to the present owner.
Please note the correct title of this lot is Anthony Wayne Home, Paoli, Pennsylvania.
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