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    A Pencil Drawing, Circa 1830's Depicting an Overseer Lecturing Slaves This fascinating scene of an overseer lecturing a line of slaves has the pencil notation 'Scene of "Ariadne Estate - Moral Lecture". The 10" x 7" sketch is made in pencil and depicts two overseers, their backs to the artist, lecturing the slaves with a dog lying on the ground behind them. The slaves are dressed in knee breeches giving this sketch a dating of the 1830's. The sketch, pencil on paper, is framed in an antique 16" x 13" heavy walnut Anthony and Scovill stamped frame secure in the back by two sturdy metal bands.

    This is a very interesting piece that shows some foxing at the top and at the bottom middle. The tongue and groove frame shows wear but is very sturdy and well-made.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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