Benjamin Greenleaf (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1769-1821)
Portrait of Benjamin Willis
Oil reverse-painting on glass, 14 x 11 in., in a gold-painted molded frame.
Condition: Minor paint lifting.
Provenance: Allen Daniel, New York, November 1, 1980.
Literature: Arthur B. and Sybil B. Kern, "Who Was Benjamin Greenleaf," Antiques World, September 1981, pp. 46-47.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
There are a few small spots of retouch in the background and two small spots of retouch in the hair.
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