Brunk Auctions
Live Auction

Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Apr 10, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 933

John Durand

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
(Virginia, 1731-1802)Portrait of Martha Walker Barton, oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in.; gold painted frame, 35-1/2 x 30-1/2 in. Note: Family history identifies the sitter as Martha Walker Barton who was married to Richard Peters Barton (1763-1821). They lived at Springdale in Frederick County,  Virginia. A letter from consignor detailing family history is included. - Provenance: The Family of Edith Barton Sheerin


linen lined and restretched on new stretcher; significant retouch in arms, hands and face, area of loss and retouch in upper left background, some abrasion at edges where frame has rubbed; frame with some loss and abrasion
Purchased items will be available for pick up or shipping from our Asheville, North Carolina auction facility within ten business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of $5.00 per day, per item. Purchaser agrees that packing and shipping is done at the purchaser's risk and that the purchaser will pay in advance all packing expenses, materials, carrier fees and insurance charges. At our discretion, items will either be packed by an agent such as a packaging store or Brunk Auctions. Please allow two weeks for shipping after payment is received. Shipment of large items is the responsibility of the purchaser. We are happy to provide names of carriers and shippers if a purchaser so requests. Brunk Auctions will have no liability for any loss or damage to shipped items.