James R. Osborne (Portland, Maine, fl. 1827-1832)
Portrait of a Man and Wife
Signed and dated "J. Osborne, 1830" l.r., inscribed "Hannah Libby" on the back panel.
Watercolor and ink on paper, 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 in., in a black-painted molded frame.
Condition: Very minor toning.
Provenance: David Schorsch, New York, June 21, 1993.
Literature: Arthur and Sybil Kern, "James Osborne, Maine Folk Painter," Folk Art, Summer 1994, p. 49.
Exhibitions: For the Record: Art and Artifacts of the American Family, Bennington, Museum, Bennington, Vermont, November 1-December 31, 2008.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
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