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Thu, Sep 8, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 34

American School: Portrait of Eudocia Hill Foote, Wife of Samuel Augustus Foote

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
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Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Oil on canvas, unsigned, lined.

22 x 16 in., 26 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. (frame).

Note: The sitter here is Eudocia Hill Foote, the wife of Connecticut Senator and the state's 28th Governor, Samuel Augustus Foote (1780-1846). The couple married in 1803. Their son, Andrew Hull Foote (1806-1863), was a rear-admiral and naval officer known for his service during the Civil War when he was appointed commander of the Western Gunboat Flotilla. 


Lined. Craquelure with separation showing lower right. Inpainting, some in the face. Surface soiling. Otherwise in good condition.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.