July 20, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


889

Attributed to George Angelo Crowhurst

(British, died 1844)

Three blue tinted silhouette portraits: facing woman and child exchanging posies; gentleman with top hat and walking stick facing left, inscribed in pencil verso "Mr. Goddard" ; young child with toy, painted in watercolor with gold highlights on card, 10 x 8 in. to 7-1/2 x 5-1/2 in. (sight), later matching stained wood frames

 

 

Note:

Crowhurst was known for his blue tinting that is advertised as "work embellished in Wedgwood blue." He also used "Chinese white" and gold paint for highlights. For more information on Crowhurst, see "Profiles of the Past, 20 Years of British Portrait Silhouette History"; www.profilesofthepast.org.uk/mckechnie/crowhurst-george-angelo-mckechnie-section-2

Provenance:Collection of Stephanie Edgar and William B. Reeves, Atlanta, Georgia

Condition:

toning, a few small areas of discoloration on gentleman portrait, not examined out of frame

Estimate: $600 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$750
07/20/2019

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