Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
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December 2,2023: Premier Americana - Day Two

Sat, Dec 2, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 2371


Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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WASHINGTON BOGART COOPER (TENNESSEE, 1801-1889) ATTRIBUTED PAIR OF PORTRAITS, oil on canvas, each depicting a child seated in an outdoor setting, one wearing a colorful plaid dress with a straw hat by his side, the other wearing a white gown, each with later "Groves" in chalk to the stretcher, no signatures located. Each is housed in its original matching gilt and gesso frame. Mid-19th century. 33 1/4" x 28 1/4" sight, 42" x 37 1/2" OA.
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Very good visual condition with no visible repairs, both relined, plaid-dress example with minor inpainting, the other example with moderate inpainting. Frames are in much above-average condition with less than normal losses/repairs.

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From the estate of William E. Groves (1902-1973), Nashville, TN.