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John F. Kensett. "On the Coast, Newport, RI". Oval format seascape painting of rocky coastline with birds. Oil on canvas. Monogrammed and dated left center. Painted in 1854. This painting will be included in the John F. Kensett catalog raisonne (No. 062418.0159) and is accompanied by a certificate. Please see history of this painting on attached letter. Provenance includes the brother in law to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1873 Boston Art Club Exhibition label on reverse. Period notations on back of painting. Fine restored period frame. Oval sight size: approx. 11" x 17". Overall board size: 12-1/4" x 18-1/4".

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John F. Kensett. "On the Coast, Newport, RI". Oval

Estimate $25,000 - $30,000Nov 24, 2019
Starting Bid $12,000
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Sudbury, MA, USA
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