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British School, 19th Century Portrait of a Lady, thought to be "Mrs. Gaskell"

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$711$600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

British School, 19th Century

Portrait of a Lady, thought to be "Mrs. Gaskell"
Unsigned, sitter identified on a presentation plaque.
Oil on canvas mounted on Masonite, 17 x 14 in. (43.2 x 35.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Fine stable craquelure throughout.

N.B. Elizabeth Stevenson Gaskell, known as Mrs. Gaskell, was a noted Victorian author.
Estimate $300-500

Canvas was trimmed and mounted firmly on Masonite.

Keywords

B. Elizabeth Stevenson Gaskell, British School, noted Victorian author

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