Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 42

129. PAIR OF E. E. FINCH (ACTIVE MAINE 1832-1850) FOLK ART PORTRAITS, 1833, depicting Horace Rawson (1795-1835) and his wife Mary Low Barnard Rawson (1798-1857) of Waldoboro, Maine, signed and dated verso “E. E. Finch Pinxt July, 1833”, in original faux grain decorated frames, with provenance verso. 21 in. x 17 in. each. Note: Descended in the family 130. 1808 WALDOBORO, MAINE SCHOOL GIRL EMBROIDERED SAMPLER, wrought by Mary Low Barnard (1798-1857), “Mary Low Barnard Samplar Worked in The Eleventh Year of My Age in 1808”. 19 ½ in. x 17 ½ in. Note: Mary Low Barnard, future wife of Horace Rawson, is pictured with her husband in a pair of portraits by E. E. Finch also being offered in the above lot. 39 131. SCHOOL GIRL SILKWORK EMBROIDERY, early 19th century, “Wisdom Leading Youth to the Temple of Education”, wrought by Mary Jane Simpson (b. 1828) of Dorchester, Massachusetts. 15 in. x 11 in. Note: Descended in the family, with inscription verso.