Pair American School oil on canvas oval portraits of man and woman, signed on back, G.W. Storm Pintr (G.W. Storm, PA, 1830-1913), woman with red hair, lace collar with shell brooch and black dress; man with dark hair and beard, grey eyes, and dressed in black suit. Both framed in early 20th century burnt gold painted frames with green highlights. Canvas - 30" H x 25" W. Framed - 37 1/2" H x 32 3/4" W x 3 7/8" D. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Female portrait with minor paint loss, largest 1/4" L. Areas of inpainting, largest 3" x 1", near part in hair and lower section of dress. Male portrait with 2" tear and 1 1/4" indention and surface scratches at left of face plus 1/2" hole and 1/4" puncture in lower left corner of beard. Areas of inpainting, largest 4" x 2", concentrated around hair and beard. Both portraits with stretcher cracks and surface grime.