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The February 2023 Auctions: Day 2

Fri, Feb 17, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 1005

Edward Darley Boit (American, 1840-1915) Watercolor C. 1911, Venice, H 14'' W 18''

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Bid Increments

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$50,000 $5,000
Edward Darley Boit (American, 1840-1915) Watercolor C. 1911, Venice, H 14'' W 18'' | Signed and dated lower left 'Boit Venice 1913.' Depicting a bustling Venetian Street scene with the Doge's Palace. Matted and framed under plexiglass, H 23.25", W 27". Provenance: Private Collection, Dedham, Massachusetts; Bakker Auction, Sept. 17, 1994, Lot 74; Sharon Boccelli & Company: Sunday, March 10, 1996; Vose Gallery, Boston, MA (paper label affixed verso); Acquired from above by present owner. Boit studied with Frederick Crowninshield in Rome, and then with Thomas Couture and Francois-Louis Francais in Paris. He was a friend of John Singer Sargent who immortalized Boit's four daughters in the painting "The Daughters of Edward D. Boit".

Condition

with no visible abrasions. Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchellesĂ­ specialists. Should you have any additional questions regarding the condition of this lot, please email conditions@dumouchelles.com.