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December 2,2023: Premier Americana - Day Two

Sat, Dec 2, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 2368

CEPHAS GIOVANNI THOMPSON (AMERICAN, 1809-1888) PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN A MOUNTAINOUS LANDSCAPE

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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CEPHAS GIOVANNI THOMPSON (AMERICAN, 1809-1888) PORTRAIT OF A BOY IN A MOUNTAINOUS LANDSCAPE, oil on canvas, the full-length figure reclining on a rocky ledge overlooking a river with mountains in the distance, signed and dated to ledge lower right. Housed in a period molded giltwood frame. Dated 1843. 35 1/2" x 28 1/2" sight, 42" x 34 1/2" OA. 
Catalogue Note: The son of portrait painter Cephas Thompson (1775-1856), Cephas Giovanni Thompson (1809-1888) studied under his father before venturing out on his own in search of commissions for portraiture. He stayed confined mostly to the Northeast during his career, working around Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and finally New York City, where he would remain.
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Condition

Very good overall visual condition with minor scattered craquelure. Frame with very minor wear.

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From the private collection of Robert and Margaret Mayo, Gloucester, VA.