Lot 233
An American School Portrait of a Young Woman
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), mid-19th century, illegible signature to the verso, painted as an oval, unframed.

31 1/2 x 26 1/4 in.

From the Personal Collection of Mr. William Ivey Long, Seaboard, North Carolina and New York, New York

The young woman depicted half-length and wearing a cerulean blue gown with lace trim. She holds a pink rose in one hand, while a white rose is affixed in her hair. She is further ornamented by a gold cross and pendant, along with a brooch and earrings.

Some edge loss; several tears and abrasions to surface; stable craquelure; no evidence of retouch visible under UV light.