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Two Watercolor Portraits by Jacob Maentel
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
Jacob Maentel (American, 1763 - 1863), early 19th century. Two very fine, detailed profile portraits in watercolor, one of Jacob Meyer, and one of his wife, Mrs. Jacob Meyer. 6.5 x 10.75 in. (sight). Unsigned.  Framed and glazed with printed labels from <i>Stephen Gemberling Americana,York, PA" on verso of each, along with inked identification of subjects.

Provenance:  
The Clarence and Mildred Long Collection of Indiana Artists
Purchased from Sotheby's, February 1980
Sold: $9,600.00
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