Lot 250
Property of Various Owners

Thomas Sully (American 1783-1872)
Guardian Angels (After a Painting by Joshua Reynolds)
Signed with artist's monogram TS l.r.
Oil on canvas mounted to board
30 x 25 in (76.2 x 63.5 cm)
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Literature:
Edward Biddle and Mantle Fielding, The Life and Works of Thomas Sully, New York, New York, no. 2303 or 2304, p. 358.


Examined under UV light: murky green casting to varnish, uneven varnish, large areas of inpainting throughout-mostly in background; scattered areas of pigment loss


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Sold for $1,400