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Early 19th Century Portrait of Irishman Hugh Smith
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
Probably executed in Ireland, ca 1810. An oval portrait on beveled panel of Hugh Smith, Born 1768 as inscribed on verso panel.  The oil is housed in a later lemon gilt frame, and was originally intended as an oval; 8.75 x 6.75 in. (sight).

Provenance:  
Property from the Estate of Jane Murphy, Shandon, Ohio


Condition:  
Paper label on reverse is older.
Sold: $8,400.00
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