Lot 405: ***PRIMITIVE PORTRAIT (AMERICAN SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY).
September 4, 2010
Delaware, OH, USALive Auction
***PRIMITIVE PORTRAIT (AMERICAN SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY).
Oil on board, ca.1830. Bust-length portrait of a young lady wearing a lace cap, lace trimmed dress, coral earrings, and gold brooch. Imperfections. 15"h. 12"w., in frame, 17 1/4"h. 14 1/2"w.
The painting is on artist board and has been glued down to the wood backboard. Several chips to paint with paint loss in back ground. some scuffing overall soil. 21 small areas of inpainting - 5 on the face. The frame has age but not period.
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