Aaron Dean Fletcher [1817-1902], Portrait, Boy Holding Watch on a Chain

Probably Vermont

Aaron Dean Fletcher [1817-1902], Portrait, Boy Holding Watch on a Chain, Image 1

This portrait of an unidentified boy speaks to Aaron Dean Fletcher's earliest oeuvre [1835-1837] when the artist was working in Vermont and usually painted a plain, drab olive background. Fletcher is known to have painted at least one other boy holding a watch around the same time.

Date: Circa 1835

Measurement: Frame: 31" x 34.25"; View: 25" x 28.25"

Material: Oil on canvas

Condition: Excellent. Gleaned from a February 2000 Skinner catalog: scattered punctures/tears, flaking, and losses; craquelure. All quite trivial.

Provenance: Ex Stephen Score, Raymond, and Susan Egan, Private Collection.

Literature: Securing the Shadow / Posthumous Portraiture in America, American Folk Art Museum; Stacy C. Hollander, (2016), pp 112/113.


SKU: 594-38

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