American Portrait of a Girl

 

 

An American portrait of a girl, circa 1830’s. Set in summer scenery, with a distant view of mountains, an overhanging tree, and a rose bush, this young lady has carefully chosen matching hair ribbons, ear rings, a coral necklace, and a rose in a rose color. Her Empire period dress displays a pleated lace collar and has “leg of mutton” sleeves. H. 40″, w. 32.5″.┬á $2800.