Manner of John Hoppner
"Portrait of a Lady in a White Lace Cap", fourth quarter 18th century
oil on canvas
unsigned, a "J. Fieldhouse/Re-Gilding Works/Birmingham" label, a 1906 handwritten restorer's note, and a "Bush Antiques/New Orleans" tag en verso frame.
In a handsome, antique gesso and giltwood frame.
30" x 25", framed 43" x 36"
Provenance: Bush Antiques, New Orleans, Louisiana; Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.
Notes: J. Fieldhouse is listed as a "provincial" art dealer in the 1890s editions of The Year's Art compilation published in London yearly by the J. S. Virtue Company.