American School, 19th Century Pair of Portraits of a Lady and a Gentleman
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
- Date / Time :
- November 01, 2008 3:00PM
American School, 19th Century
Pair of Portraits of a Lady and a Gentleman, Unsigned, the stretcher of the gentleman's portrait insribed "Rapelye Family of Long Island." Oil on canvas, c. 1840, 30 x 25 in., in later molded giltwood frames. Condition: Relined, retouch, stable craquelure.
The faces either have been cleaned and not varnished or have been repainted, the bodies (clothing have a varnish covering them, the background has a different varnish on it.. The conservation work has been well done and is unobtrusive unless looking under black light.