Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (Connecticut River Valley and Eastern New Yor, k, 1805-1900) Portr...
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
- Date / Time :
- February 18, 2007 11:00AM
Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (Connecticut River Valley and Eastern New Yor,
Portrait of a Little Girl in White. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1835, depicting the brown-haired child wearing a white dress, lace-trimmed white pantalettes, and black shoes, in one hand she holds a pink rose, standing on a green and red diamond-patterned floor, 36 x 25 1/2 in., in period ogee wood frame. Condition: Relined, minor retouch.
Note: Erastus Salisbury Field, who was born in Leverett, Massachusetts, a hill town in the Connecticut River Valley, painted rural society from the 1820s through mid-1850s in Massachusetts, Connecticut, southern Vermont, and eastern New York. In 1824 Field studied with Samuel F.B. Morse in New York City.