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September 30, 2021 10:00 AMCalender

John George (J.G.) Brown (American, 1831-1913) His Only Love

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3750BLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: September 30, 2021 10:00AM


John George (J.G.) Brown (American, 1831-1913)

His Only Love
Inscribed and signed "Copyright./J.G. Brown N.A." l.l., titled, signed, and dated ".../J.G. Brown/1896" in pencil on the stretcher, identified on a presentation plaque and on a label from the Newton Club Exhibition affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 16 in. (61.0 x 40.6 cm),framed.
Condition: Lined, minor craquelure, surface grime.

Provenance: Sold to benefit a New England institution.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Framed dimensions are 38 x 30 x 6 inches.
Marked "No. 63" in crayon on the stretcher and the frame. Also inscribed "S. Maddow Box" on the frame.

The name of the owner listed on the Newton Club Exhibition label appears to be Guideon, but it is not clearly legible.

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J.G. Brown, John George J.G.