Circle of Sir Godfrey Kneller
"Portrait of a Young Lady, Traditionally Identified as Mrs. Beauvoir"
oil on canvas
old handwritten inscription "AEtates 24/1743/December 9th" en verso canvas, inventory stamp "379MJ" en verso stretcher.
30" x 25", framed 40-1/2" x 34-1/2"
Provenance: Collection of James Harris, PhD, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
In generally good professionally restored condition. Several campaigns of restoration. Inpainting
around hair, chin, neck, outlines of shoulders, in fabric at lower left, around name at lower right. Certain
pigments fluoresce whitish, including name and center of bodice. Scattered craquelure. Layer of surface