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J.B. Sword Oil on Canvas Lake Scene Painting.

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19th Century Oil on Canvas Seascape Painting. Depicting a moon-lit night, cottage, view of lake with sail boats. Signed lower right "J.B. Sword". (James Brade Sword, American, 1839-1915). Born in Philadelphia, he spent some of his childhood in Macao, China. Upon his return to Philadelphia, he was employed as a Civil Engineer on various surveys and earth-moving projects. In 1861 he began his studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He was a popular painter of portraits, landscapes and seascapes. Exhibited in New York and Philadelphia. Image size 15-1/2" x 24-1/2", in a period ornate gilt molded frame, 19-1/2" x 28-1/2" overall. Condition: Very good.
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Condition: Very good.
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J.B. Sword Oil on Canvas Lake Scene Painting.

Estimate $300 - $600
Jun 11, 2016
Starting Price $150
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0175: J.B. Sword Oil on Canvas Lake Scene Painting.

Sold for $1,900
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Est. $300 - $600Starting Price $150
Fine Arts Collection of Morris V. Shelanski
Sat, Jun 11, 2016 10:00 AM
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Lot 0175 Details

Description
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19th Century Oil on Canvas Seascape Painting. Depicting a moon-lit night, cottage, view of lake with sail boats. Signed lower right "J.B. Sword". (James Brade Sword, American, 1839-1915). Born in Philadelphia, he spent some of his childhood in Macao, China. Upon his return to Philadelphia, he was employed as a Civil Engineer on various surveys and earth-moving projects. In 1861 he began his studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He was a popular painter of portraits, landscapes and seascapes. Exhibited in New York and Philadelphia. Image size 15-1/2" x 24-1/2", in a period ornate gilt molded frame, 19-1/2" x 28-1/2" overall. Condition: Very good.
Condition
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Condition: Very good.

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