Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868)
Portrait of a Gentleman
Oil on canvas, 26 x 21 in., in a black-painted molded frame with oval mat.
Condition: Lined on board, minor retouch primarily at edge of mat.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
The top edge of the canvas near the mat has retouch, there are very small (less than 1/8 in.) spots of retouch on the face. Canvas is layed down on board.
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