Lot 59: Two Antique English School Paintings of Young Women
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
each circa 1800; the first painting of a young laundress with dog, oil on canvas on board; the second painting of a young woman with dog and basket of fruit is an oil on canvas (lined); neither painting is signed, both presented in matching gilt composition frames.
DOA 34.5 x 28.25 in.
From the Estate of Mrs. Camilla Hammond Smith Strange of Annandale Farm, Gordonsville, VA and Warrenton, VA Born in Washington, D.C., Mrs. Strange was a proud member of the Society of the Lees of Virginia. Like her mother and grandmother, she had a great knowledge and appreciation of antiques and enjoyed decorating with them throughout her home.
Condition Report: Both with stable craquelure and minor scattered re-touch visible under black light.