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IMPORTANT MAINE PORTRAIT OF T. B. BEALE BY CHARLES OCTAVIUS COLE (1814-1858). Unframed portrait shows middle-aged gentleman in formal black suit with white shirt. Black hair with brown bushy sideburns. Fancy gold chain/watch fob dangles from pocket. He sits in red upholstered chair, arm and hand resting on arm. He holds a folded letter which the artist has signed “Cha’s Cole 71 High St Topham 1845”. On back of stretcher is name of sitter. SIZE: 30″ h x 25″ w. CONDITION: Old restoration, otherwise good. 9-91698 (2,000-3,000)

Auction: Fine Art, Antiques & Asian - Samoset 2002
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