December 12, 2019 Fine & Decorative Arts
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(a) The portraits have descended in the sitters' family. The couple is identified as Edward Charles and Alice Martha Sheppard who married in 1825 in Lambeth, England. The couple and their only child, Charles Edward, are listed in the 1830 census of Lambeth, London. Condition: Man: Good, with old restoration throughout background and surface grime, discolored varnish and small paint loss. Woman: Good restored condition, lined with restoration in her blue dress. (b) This portrait has descended within the family of the sitter who is identified as Charles Edward Sheppard, the son of Edward Charles and Alice Sheppard who married in 1825 in Lambeth, England. The 1830 census lists the couple and one one child Charles Edward. His father, Edward bought Charles a 400 acre farm called Roundways, where sheep were bred. Provenance: By descent to current owner.

Item Dimensions: Framed: 34" x 29" x 2".
Name
Value
Artist
ENGLISH SCHOOL (19th century)
Title
PRIMITIVE PORTRAITS OF MR. AND MRS. EDWARD CHARLES SHEPPARD
Created
circa 1837
Medium
Oils on canvas
Signature
Unsigned
Frame
Matching contemporary giltwood frames
Work Size
Each: 28" x 23".
Condition
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $562.50
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Thursday, December 12, 2019.
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