Lot 101

Raphaelle Peale

Estimate: $200,000 - $300,000

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(American 1774-1825)Still Life with Peaches and Grapes, 1822, signed lower right "Raphael Peale", and inscribed in unattributed hand on a paper label verso "Painted by Raphael Peale/for TR Peale/1822", oil on panel, 14-1/4 x 18-3/4 in.; period carved gilt wood and composition frame, 20-1/2 x 25-1/4 in.Note: A letter from Dr. Lance Humphries accompanies the lot, confirming its' authenticity and discussing this work by Raphaelle Peale in relation to Peale?s own works, and those of his family.Exhibited: (presumably) Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1822, no. 423 (as "Yellow Peaches and Grapes"); "Faces and Places, Changing Images of 19th Century America", Hirschl and Adler Galleries, New York, NY, December 1972-January 6, 1973, no. 73, Illustrated.; Provenance: Mrs. Titian R. Peale (sister-in-law of the artist); Caroline Girard (Mrs. Franklin) Peale (her sister-in-law), until 1875; Florence Clark (Mrs. Charles Henry) Gibson (her niece), until 1929; Florence Gibson (Mrs. Walter Croker) Poole (her daughter) until 1957: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY, purchased January 6, 1973 for $150,000 (for two paintings) (accompanied by copy of original receipt); The Estate of William N. Banks, Jr., Newnan, Georgia


areas of in-paint scattered throughout, evidence of checking panel recto right side, three corresponding dutchman repairs panel verso; frame in overall good condition, some wear commensurate with age