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American & Western Auction | March 8, 2024

Fri, Mar 8, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 632

Jacob Eichholtz

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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(Pennsylvania, 1776-1842)

Portrait of Mrs. Jacob Leman, Sister of the Artist, circa 1813, unsigned, oil on canvas, 29 x 24 in.; period carved gilt wood frame, 36 x 31 in.

Provenance: Leman Family; Miss Adelia Leman, 1857-1947; Moose Hall, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1948; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shoemaker, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Mr. Richard Witmer; Private Baltimore Collection

Exhibited: Lancaster Exhibition, 1912, lent by Miss Adelia Leman; Eichholtz Exhibition, York, Pennsylvania, 1959, lent by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shoemaker

Literature: Beal Rebecca J. 1969. Jacob Eichholtz 1776-1842 : Portrait Painter of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia Pa: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, p. 133, ill. p. 296.

Condition

original canvas and stretchers, small patch repair verso, crackle, retouch; frame with wear, cracking, small losses

Treatment report from Eric Gordon Conservation, Baltimore, Maryland, accompanies this lot. 

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Leman Family; Miss Adelia Leman, 1857-1947; Moose Hall, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1948; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shoemaker, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Mr. Richard Witmer; Private Baltimore Collection