Lot 299: Unsigned Antique Oil Painting
December 4, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Finely painted, depicting a mature woman reading a book through a magnifying glass wearing a nightcap, oil on canvas; label on back reads "Aitken Dott. Carvers & Gilders, Edinburgh"; back of canvas stamped "Geo. Rowney & Co. 29 Oxford Street, London;" materials, frame and labels suggest this is from the 19th Century. Canvas: 10"H X 8"W, frame:17" X 15."