Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 10:00 am CST
LOT #153

Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (English, 1793-1864) Watercolors on Paper

1816, unsigned, (2) watercolors depicting buildings, titled “Royal Exchange” and “Sadler’s Wells”; “Sadler’s Wells” in a silver frame; both mounted on board

Estimate: $200 - $400

Hammer Price: $200

Property From: a Gold Coast, Chicago, Illinois estate

Dimensions: Height: 8 1/8 inches, Width: 11 inches (painting sight); Frame Height: 13 3/8 inches, Frame Width: 17 inches

Condition: Very Good to Fair, light dirt accumulation; both having dirt smudges, minor creases, tears, small missing pieces and bends around edges; "Royal Exchange" having (3) dark brownish spots on painting, mat board having lower left corner torn off, 2.5-inch tear on right side and other tears and damage

Disclaimers: not examined out of the frame

Shipping: Leonard Auction will directly ship this lot.

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (8.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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