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Lot 0073

Posthumous Portrait of Edwin Forrest

oil on canvas

artist attribution and dated 1885 on reverse of canvas


29.5 x 24.25 in. (sight)

Edwin Forrest (1806-1872) was a noted Shakespearean actor from the Victorian era.


Patch on reverse, with repair visible on the sitter's forehead.

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J. Henry Smith (American, 19th century)

Estimate $200 - $400Feb 2, 2018