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American & Western Auction | March 8, 2024

Fri, Mar 8, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 640

Attributed to Henry Benbridge

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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(American, 1743-1812)

Portrait of James McNutt, period label verso, "James Mc Nutt / of Augusta Co Virginia in 1780 / Henry Benbridge, Pinxt, oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in.; period giltwood frame, 36-3/4 x 32 in.

Provenance: Sold at Skinner, November 1, 2008

Note: James Mcnutt was born in 1740, married Margaret McElroy in 1768 and resided in Augusta, Virginia. Together they had three children. James McNutt died September 6, 1811 and is buried at Old Providence Church, Rockbridge, Virginia.


surface cleaned some time ago, repaired tear in area of chest with associated retouch, relined, cracklure throughout, small areas of retouch primarily in background, edges and lip; frame with scratches

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Sold at Skinner, November 1, 2008