Lot 1022    

Portrait of a Revolutionary War Era Infantry Officer,
2004, Spring Americana and Decorative Arts, May 22
oil on canvas portrait of an 18th century military officer with dark blue double-breasted waist coat with gilt buttons, sword rig with brass fouled anchor type plate with laurel wreath surround, white vest with gilt buttons and ruffled silk shirt, and a typical mid-to-late 18th century style hair cut. The fouled anchor belt plate may be that of the 4th Rhode Island Infantry. Unframed; 18" x 23".

Condition:  
Relined and on 20th century stretcher, moderate crazing and could use a light cleaning; still VG-.
Sold: $3,737.50
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