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Portraits of George G. and Penelope Williams of Boston, the adult children of Samuel King Williams, SR 1785-1874, a counselor (maritime lawyer) and Elizabeth Whitman Williams 1795-1886 (a descendant of pilgrims Edward Winslow, 1597-1655 and Suzannah Fuller). Oval format oil on canvas, unsigned, circa 1850, housed in their original but different magnificent gilt Victorian gesso deep cove frames, he is in black with a large black cravat and bushy auburn hair; she is in blue velvet with her ginger hair in a braided bun, seated in a red upholstered chair. OS: 38" x 33" & 39" x 34", SS: (both) 29" x 24". Old handwritten label on back of her frame reads "Herman W. Williams, Harvard". Very good condition, minor frame loss.

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CEPHAS GIOVANNI THOMPSON (MA, 1809-1888)

Auction ended on Sun, Feb 18, 2018
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51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME 04861
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