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    James K. Polk: Oil on Canvas Attributed to George Drury. 25" x 30" oil on canvas (cleaned and relined), framed to an overall size of 31" x 36". The eleventh president is shown seated in front of a red curtain. It is extremely well-done, colorful and attractive. Not signed or dated, but possibly the work of George Drury (1817-1894) who is known to have painted Polk. An even more compelling case could be made for G. P. A. Healy (1813-1894) who specialized in historical portraits and painted at least two versions of President Polk. Displays beautifully. Ready to hang and enjoy!

    Condition: Two repaired tears in the background, small area of restoration in the forehead.


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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