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Auction archive: Lot number 1126

Attributed to Andrew Robertson (British, 1777-1845) Portrait Miniature of Mrs. Elizabeth (Gilmor) Sherlock.Attributed to Andrew Robertson (British, 1777-1845) Portrait Miniature of Mrs. Elizabeth (Gilmor) Sherlock.

Estimate
US$1,500 - US$2,500
Price realised:
US$10,073
Auction archive: Lot number 1126

Attributed to Andrew Robertson (British, 1777-1845) Portrait Miniature of Mrs. Elizabeth (Gilmor) Sherlock.Attributed to Andrew Robertson (British, 1777-1845) Portrait Miniature of Mrs. Elizabeth (Gilmor) Sherlock.

Estimate
US$1,500 - US$2,500
Price realised:
US$10,073
Beschreibung:

Attributed to Andrew Robertson (British, 1777-1845) Portrait Miniature of Mrs. Elizabeth (Gilmor) Sherlock. Signed and dated in inscriptions on the reverse "Mfs Sherlock by A. Robertson 34 Gerrard Street London 1818..." and with the artist's conjoined initials. Watercolor on ivory, sight size 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in., in a later gilt-embossed green leather button case with gilt-brass mat. Condition: Very good. Provenance: Family descent, the sitter thought by the family to be Elizabeth (Gilmor) Sherlock (b. May 11, 1779), wife of John Sherlock, of Baltimore, Maryland, and the mother of Elizabeth Gilmor Sherlock, who married Thomas Swann (1809-1883) of Virginia. Swann became the president of the Boston & Ohio Railroad from 1847-53, was the mayor of Baltimore 1856-60, the 33rd Governor of Maryland 1866-69, and U.S. Representative from Maryland's 3rd and then the 4th congressional district, 1869-79.

Auction archive: Lot number 1126
Auction:
Datum:
11 Aug 2012
Auction house:
Skinner
Park Plaza 63
Boston, MA 02116
United States
+1 (0)617 3505400
+1 (0)617 3505429
Beschreibung:

Attributed to Andrew Robertson (British, 1777-1845) Portrait Miniature of Mrs. Elizabeth (Gilmor) Sherlock. Signed and dated in inscriptions on the reverse "Mfs Sherlock by A. Robertson 34 Gerrard Street London 1818..." and with the artist's conjoined initials. Watercolor on ivory, sight size 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in., in a later gilt-embossed green leather button case with gilt-brass mat. Condition: Very good. Provenance: Family descent, the sitter thought by the family to be Elizabeth (Gilmor) Sherlock (b. May 11, 1779), wife of John Sherlock, of Baltimore, Maryland, and the mother of Elizabeth Gilmor Sherlock, who married Thomas Swann (1809-1883) of Virginia. Swann became the president of the Boston & Ohio Railroad from 1847-53, was the mayor of Baltimore 1856-60, the 33rd Governor of Maryland 1866-69, and U.S. Representative from Maryland's 3rd and then the 4th congressional district, 1869-79.

Auction archive: Lot number 1126
Auction:
Datum:
11 Aug 2012
Auction house:
Skinner
Park Plaza 63
Boston, MA 02116
United States
+1 (0)617 3505400
+1 (0)617 3505429
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