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    REMBRANDT PEALE (American, 1778-1860)
    Martha Washington, circa 1856
    Oil on canvas
    36-1/2 x 29 inches (92.7 x 73.7 cm)
    Signed lower left: Rembrandt Peale
    Inscribed verso: Mrs. Martha Washington (1795) / Painted by / Rembrandt Peale / with improvements From / Original by Chs W. Peale / Philadelphia


    The artist, prior to 1860;
    Charles J. Coggill, New York;
    Mrs. S. Edward Nash (Isabel Coggill), New York;
    By descent to the Nash family;
    The Hendershott Collection, 1996.

    Condition Report*: Lined canvas; faint craquelure throughout; stable paint layer. UV examination reveals several areas of inpaint- a 2 x 2-inch area on the lower right edge and a small 1-inch area below; a 1.5 x 1.5-inch area of inpaint on the left edge of figure's neck and a 0.5 x 0.5-inch area on her chin. Minor cosmetic touch-ups on her nose. A moderate area of inpaint to the right of her head and a 2-inch area above her head. In good condition overall. The depth of the frame is 4.5 inches. Framed Dimensions 47 X 40 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    11th Saturday
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