Folk Art Portrait of a Child Holding Candy Cane


A folk art portrait of a child holding a candy cane, o/c, unsigned. The child is wearing a white dress adorned with red ribbons, with bare feet, and is sitting on a colorful throw rug. The portrait is in very good condition, having been professionally conserved and relined. It has been attributed to William Jewett (1795-1873). Circa 1840, American school.

Provenance: Leigh Keno Antiques (1991)

Dimensions: 38½” x 33½”; Viewed Area: 29” x 24”

Price: $3,900.

Sale Price: $2,900. (Firm)

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