STURTEVANT J. HAMBLEN
(1807 - 1886)
PORTRAIT OF A GIRL IN A RED DRESS HOLDING AN APPLE
oil on canvas
27 by 22 in.
Fine overall condition. Canvas lined, new stretcher. Three areas of inpainting include a 2-inch line far left near the edge of the frame adjacent to sitter's forearm, a 1-inch line on the sitter's forehead, and a 6-inch line on the background from the sitter's shoulder to the frame edge on the right side of the painting. Light varnish and craquelure throughout.
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