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CHARLES ETHAN PORTER
American (1847-1923)
Peonies
oil on canvas, signed lower right "C.E. Porter"
20 x 24 inches

Provenance: Private Collection, Connecticut.

Other Notes: Click to read the accompanying essay for this lot.


tags: still-life, floral, 19th century, African-American, black artist, Hartford, Connecticut, academic


  • Condition: Canvas: Unlined
    Condition: Very Good
    Restoration: Very Minor
    Frame: Period
    Comments:
    A small 1/4-inch patch applied to the upper right corner.
    Slight stretcher bar mark apparent along the top edge.
    A copy of a recent treatment report is available by request.


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