JOSHUA SHELDON (AMERICAN 1809-1890). THE STEPHEN SMITH HOUSE, LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS, 1869.
Sold: $6,600 ($5,500)
Depicted with horsedrawn Boston, Lynn & Swampscott trolley and the name, Samuel H. Barnes, over the neighboring door at 9 Market St. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches. Signed “J. Sheldon” and dated 1869, l.l.
Provenance: Descended in the family of Stephen Smith Marsh, who was born in the house in 1843. Note: An identical view of the Smith house, also descended in the Marsh family, was sold by Northeast Auctions, August 1, 2009, lot 573.