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Auguste Edouart
(French, act. U.K., U.S., 1789-1861)

"Three New York Statesmen"

paper cut-outs on card
including "Ezra C. Benedict, Counsellor at Law New York/Saratoga", Aug. 20, 1842, 11-1/2" x 4-7/8; "John C. Devereux, 1st Mayor of Utica", Aug. 21, 1840, 11-1/2" x 4-1/2"; "A. F. Collmare", Saratoga/Boston, Aug. 16, 1844, 11-5/8" x 4-5/8".
All with keyhole-cut inscriptions of sitters' names, dates and locales; all with "Arthur S. Vernay, New York" labels on glass backings.
All three glazed and framed; two in period bird's-eye maple frames.
framed 14-1/8" x 7-1/2", 14-1/4" x 7-1/4" and 12-5/8" x 5-3/4", respectively

Provenance: Collection of Mrs. F. Nevill Jackson (1861-1947), London, U.K.; Arthur S. Vernay (1877-1960), New York, New York; Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.

Literature: Mrs. Nevill Jackson, Ancestors in Silhouette Cut by Auguste Edouart. New York: John Lane Co., 1921, pp. 194, 262 and 199.

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Auguste Edouart, (French, 1789-1861)

Estimate $400 - $700Nov 8, 2018
New Orleans, LA, USA