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    OTTO BRANDT (German, 1828-1892)
    Family Pets
    Oil on canvas
    7-1/8 x 8-1/2 inches (18.1 x 21.6 cm)
    Signed lower left: O Brandt

    PROVENANCE:
    Juliet Pierpont Morgan, New York;
    Miss Margaret Phair, New York and Canada, gift from the above;
    By descent to present owner.

    NOTE:
    Juliet Pierpont Morgan, sister of JP Morgan, the financier gifted Family Pets to her nurse and companion Miss Margaret Phair of New York and Canada. It is unclear where or when Mrs. Morgan acquired the work, but the painting has been in the Phair family for at least five decades.


    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; under UV exam, there appears to be a dime-size spot of in-painting above little girl's right forearm, as well as a small dot near center right bottom edge and a couple pinpoints near lower right corner. Framed Dimensions 15.25 X 16.75 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2014
    21st-23rd Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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