Oil Portrait of Young Lady

1840s

£350

This is a very striking head and shoulders portrait of a young lady dressed for the evening in a pale-coloured gown edged with delicate ivory lace. She is also wearing a fine gold necklace with pearl drops and her hair is arranged in long ringlets that frame her face.

The portrait is painted in oils on canvas that has been relined. The artist is unknown. It is presented in a particularly handsome bird’s eye maple veneer frame with gilt slip.

Item Ref. 3672

Size: framed size, 494 x 514mm (19½ x 20¼")

Provenance: From the estate of Kenneth Rowntree, English artist (1915-1997)

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