Lot 103: George Hetzel 1894 "Portrait of Lila Hetzel, age 21"
October 22, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA, USALive Auction
Description: George Hetzel (German/American, Western PA., 1826 - 1899), Portrait of Lila B. Hetzel, signed and dated lower left, 1894, oil on canvas, 27 x 22 inches, gold frame, 30 x 25 inches, Prov. The Estate of George Hetzel, illustrated full page in color "George Hetzel and The Scalp Level Tradition" Paul A. Chew, Ph.D. March 26 to March 8, 1994 , page 132, exhibition checklist #3, page 27 from the catalogue "A fashionable hat with feathers repeats the color of her gown and lace. Her features are attractive and she looks directly at the viewer. Lila was 21 when her father painted this very successful portrait".
Condition Report: in generally good condition, relined, minor crazing and surface distortion, minor rubbing right side