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Lot 0042
American School
(Mid-19th Century)

"Portrait of a Young Woman"

oil on canvas
handwritten label en verso with an attribution to W. B. Wright (American/Geneva, N.Y., act. 1841) and identifying the sitter as a member of the John Hampden Randolph Family of Nottoway Plantation, White Castle, Louisiana.
In a period frame.
33" x 27-3/4", framed 42" x 36-1/4"

Provenance: Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.


**Previously cleaned and relined; retained original stretcher bars and tacking edges. Signs of inpainting along lower edge and lower right and left corners, areas of inpainting upper right and left (background); upper center (vertical areas in hair and along right side of face; lower center (dress and hand). Small paint losses scattered in lower half (largely in her dress); losses and tears in canvas lower center by edges.
Frame with surface marks, nicks and abrasions; separations in corners; losses along edges and corners; signs of past restorations.

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American School (19th Century)

Estimate $600 - $900Feb 26, 2019