Pair of John S. Blunt Portraits

 
Pair of John S. Blunt Portraits
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Pair of Portraits: A Country Squire and his wife, 1830-1831, attributed to John S. Blunt, known as the “Borden Limner,” (American 1798-1835). Oil on canvas, 30” x 25”, frame size 30-1/2” x 35-1/2.” Price: $14,750.

Provenance:  The Rhetta C. Robertson Collection of American Folk Art; Robert Bishop, NY. Purchased in the 1960’s and descended in the purchaser’s family to the present owner.

Literature:  Illustrated pp. 32-32, nos. 12 and 13 in Robert Bishop’s exhibition catalog, “The Borden Limner and his Contemporaries,” University of Michigan Museum of Art, 1975. Also illustrated pp. 31-32, nos. 48 and 49, in Bishop’s book John Blunt: The Man, the Artist, and His Times. The Clarion Spring, 1980.

Price: $14,750.00