18th Century Pastel of a Young Girl

180328

Folk art pastel of a young girl wearing a cap. The label on the back says, “Portrait of Elizabeth Dunn when a girl. In 1809 she became the wife of John Yardley. She was much older than her husband, plain in person but full of simplicity & goodness & of a most lovable character. She died 10 mo 29, 1821” The pastel is in excellent condition, having been professionally conserved and framed. 18th century.

Dimensions: 17” x 12¾”; Viewed Area: 14” x 9¾”

Item No. 180328

Price: $1,575.

 

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