Lot 401
Southern Folk Art Painting of Edge Hill on Bradley's Creek
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas with US stamp on the verso, third quarter of the 19th century, partial signature at right of center, presented in a later painted frame.

SS 19.5 x 29.5 in.; DOA 25 x 35 in.

Estate of Elizabeth Jocelyn Jewett Tolar of Wilmington , granddaughter of Mary Wright Giles and John D. Bellamy II, and direct descendent of Judge Joshua Wright, Samuel Jocelyn, Dr. John D. Bellamy, and William Giles, and several other Wilmington’s founding families.

In Wilmington: A Pictorial History, author Anne Russell writes, "Edge Hill was built by Richard Bradley beside Bradley's Creek in 1812 near what is now known as Airlie Gardens. It was deeded to the Giles' family in 1829 and owned by them until 1939."

Stable craquelure; heavy surface grime.

$1,000 - 3,000