Portrait of a lady, manner of Henry Benbridge
American School oil on canvas, manner of Henry Benbridge, portrait of an unknown lady, possibly a young Martha Washington. This 18th century original or 19th century copy was found at the Ravensworth House in Lexington, VA, formerly owned by Lee/Custis descendants. Accompanying it is a copy of a Lexington, VA newspaper article discussing research on painting. Sight - 19" H x 19" W. Framed - 22 1/4" H x 22 1/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Jack Roberson of Lexington, VA and his descendants.
Relined, heavy cracklure, and flaking paint.