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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Mar 26, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 782

William Garl Browne Jr.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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(American/Virginia, 1823-1894)

Portrait of George B. Anderson, Cavalry Brigadier General of the Confederate States, 1862, signed verso "Wm G. Browne pinxt Nov 1862", oil on canvas, 36 x 29 in.; period gilt wood and molded plaster frame, 48 x 41 in.

Note: Born on April 12, 1831 in Orange County, North Carolina, Anderson was a career soldier. He is among six generals killed or mortally wounded at the Battle of Antietam in September of 1862. He died in 1862 at the age of 31, in Raleigh, North Carolina

His portrait has hung in the Hall ancestral home of the consignor in Belmont North Carolina since the 19th Century.

Provenance: Private Georgia Collection


original stretchers and tacking edge, some loss at edges, crackle in lower 3rd of composition and small areas of loss, face has been cleaned skin with some retouch; frame with losses to molded decoration and some abrasions