Lot 246
John Opie, R.A. (1761-1807), Portrait of Mrs. Deering
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), unsigned, presented in a period carved and gilt frame with gallery plaque.

Stretcher size 36 x 28 in.; Frame dimensions 48 1/2 x 40 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

The Hammond Museum, North Salem, New York
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, March 16, 1979, Lot 166
Christie's, New York Important Old Master Paintings, January 29, 1999, Lot 110

Stable craquelure; obscuring varnish with evidence of retouch to sitter's lips and hair visible under UV light; some rubbing and minor loss to frame.

$5,000 - 10,000