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2024 Winter Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry (Day 1)

Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 352

George Dury O/C Portrait of Alicia Mary McCready Baxter

Estimate: $400 - $500

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George Dury (Tennessee, 1817-1894) oil on canvas portrait of Alicia Mary McCready Baxter (1831-1908), wife of John George Baxter, Jr. (1826-1885, former Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky). The sitter is slightly angled towards the left in a red chair and attired in a black dress with with lace collar. Her brunette hair is upswept and she wears a suite of cameo and gold jewelry. Unsigned. Housed in a period carved giltwood frame with oval aperture, large projecting foliate corners and textured or pebbled surface. Sight: 29" H x 24" W. Framed: 39 3/4" H x 34 1/2" W. 2nd Half 19th century. Note: This portrait is a companion portrait to the John George Baxter Jr. portrait in this sale signed by George Dury, offered in the preceding lot.


Painting with overall craquelure. Frame with scattered losses including to one corner element.

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Deaccessioned from the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.