Lot 1149
American School (19th century), A Pair of Pendant Portraits
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas laid on Masonite, circa 1825-1830, unsigned, presented in later frames.

Frame dimensions 40 1/4 x 29 in. (each)

From the Estate of the late Jack Benson, Raleigh, North Carolina

Interesting to note is the title of the book under the male sitter's hand, Parent's Gift.

Both with surface grime; some air pockets to male sitter's portrait; female portrait with some tears and air pockets to canvas, some surface abrasions along top edge of canvas.