Exceptional naive portrait of a young girl holding her cat, oil on canvas, unsigned. The girl is wearing a red pinafore over a black dress, with a colorful purse draped over her arm. In the background is a nautical scene with several sailboats. The painting is framed in a period gold leaf frame and is in very good condition, having been professionally cleaned with only minor inpainting. It was found in an attic on Long Island, NY and dates from circa 1830.
Dimensions: 28½” x 34”; Viewed Area: 20½” x 26”
Item No. 180020