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American School, 19th Century
Folk Portrait of Cynthia Foster. Unsigned, with hand-written label to the reverse reading "Cynthia Foster Age 60 Painted 1848 by H.L, Inscription back of old canvas copied by restorer May 20 1939 H M Linding." Oil on canvas, sight size 28 1/4 x 22 3/4 in., framed. Condition: Rebacked, craquelure, scattered retouch.
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