American School, 19th Century Portrait of Two Children and Their Spaniel.
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
American School, 19th Century
Portrait of Two Children and Their Spaniel. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, c. 1840, depicting a girl wearing a white dress and a coral bead bracelet, a purse hangs on her side depicting a girl and a sheep, possibly the characters of the nursery rhyme, the boy depicted wearing a blue dress with a white lace collar and bodice, and coral bead bracelet, and holds a spaniel on his lap, 22 1/4 x 20 1/4 in., in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Minor smudge to ear of chair.
The right and left edges have a thin strip of paper, approx. 5/8 in. applied to them, and look to be contemporary with the work. They are barely noticeable unless under very close inspection, minor smudge to ear of chair.