American School, 19th Century
Interior with a Young Woman Paring Apples by Fire Light
Inscribed "...old Homestead/E.L. Henry" faintly in ink and "PERRY" in chalk
on the reverse.
Oil on panel, 20 1/8 x 24 in. (51.1 x 61.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Paint loss, abrasions, craquelure, surface grime.
Paint losses: 2 spots u.c. together measuring 1/2 inch; 1-1/4 in. abrasion u.r. with small paint losses;1/4 inch loss l.c. in apron of the figure; scattered pinpoint size losses throughout with small losses along the edges. Scattered old retouch over old losses, l.l. corner 1/4 inch,. small areas u.r. and l.l.; with broad areas of revarnish. Fine craquelure throughout.