William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Baby in Blue.
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873)
Portrait of a Baby in Blue. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, c. 1840, depicting the blue-eyed, brown-haired child holding a bunch of cherries, flanked by swagged and tasseled drapery, 15 x 10 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor retouch.
Provenance: A label affixed to the reverse indicates that the portrait was purchased from Marguerite Riordan.
Minor retouch to forehead, chin, chest, and u.r. background .