An endearing portrait of a young girl holding her doll, o/c, unsigned. The girl is wearing a white dress, with red shoes and a coral necklace. The doll is dressed in blue. Behind the girl are red drapes and a window looking out onto a watery landscape. The painting has been wax lined and has stable craquelure throughout. There is a repaired vertical tear in the lower right corner and another extending horizontally into the background from the left leg. Circa 1830-1840, American school.
Provenance: Marguerite Riordan Antiques, 1975.
Dimensions: 41½” x 34½”; Viewed Area: 35½” x 28½”
Item No. 200106