AMERICAN OR BRITISH SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY) PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN, oil on canvas, subject wearing black dress with white lace collar, gold brooch, elaborate white lace bonnet with blue ribbon, no signature located. Housed in an old frame. Third quarter 19th century. 29 1/2" x 24 1/2" sight, 35 3/4" x 30 3/4" OA.
Scattered abrasions and discoloration, moderate craquelure. Several punctures to canvas with associated repairs and inpainting.
Provenance: Property from the private collection of Lucy and Col. Richard Collie (ret.), Fairfax Station, VA.