Lot 489
American School (19th Century), Portrait of a Woman Holding the New Testament
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), unsigned, circa 1830s, depicting a woman seated, half-length, wearing a black gown with lace kerchief, cap, and a gold brooch along her neckline, a green drape above shoulder with a view to the landscape beyond; presented in a later gilt frame, retaining remnants of a Philadelphia Gallery label to verso.

DOA 37.5 x 32.75 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

All over stable craquelure with variances in varnish layer, minor spot touch ups visible under UV light.