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Portrait of A Detroit Michigan Musician
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century.  A black and white painting on paper of a man seated on the floor before a large couch, playing a bass drum, inscribed on verso  " (Indecipherable) Detroit August 17th, 1857." An additional note at the back of the frame reads: "Great grand father Laggatt. He was very fond of music, though not a musician." Unsigned. 4 x 3 in. (sight).

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From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
Sold: $660.00
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