5 March 2003
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK ESTATE
Henry Cheever Pratt (1803-1880)
A Gentleman in His Library
signed, dated and inscribed 'H.C. Pratt/pinxt/1842/Copy from one done by the same hand in 1830' (on the reverse)
oil on panel
10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm.)
Mrs. George Arden, New York.
Christies, New York, 22 May 1991, lot 33, illustrated.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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