JACOB STAUFFER (AMERICAN, ACT. PENNSYLVANIA 1808-1880). PORTRAIT OF LEAH RYDER SEATED IN AN INTERIOR WITH FANCY BANJO CLOCK BY JACOB EBY, AND GRAIN-PAINTED DOOR OPENING TO A GARDEN, 1830.

Est. $1,200-$1,800

Watercolor on paper, 9 ½ x 7 ½ inches, sight. Signed "J. Stauffer" and dated June 9th 1830, the clock inscribed "Jacob Eby/ Manheim/ 1830." Leah Ryder (1817-1907) lived in Franklin County, Pennsylvania; Eby (1776-1835) was a well-known clockmaker from Lancaster County.

Provenance: Tillou Gallery, Litchfield, Connecticut.

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