American School, 19th Century
Portrait of Captain George Leslie
Oil on canvas, 11 3/4 x 10 in., in a modern giltwood frame.
Condition: Relined, restretched, heavily retouched.
Note: A note previously affixed to the reverse (and retained) identifies the sitter George Leslie, who captained the ship Good Success between Bombay and China, and who died in Singapore at the age of 27.
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