American School, Early 19th Century
Portrait of Mrs. D.A. Baldwin in Blue Dress with White Trim
Oil on wood panel, the woman wearing a tortoiseshell comb and three-strand necklace, 27 1/2 x 22 3/4 in., in a molded black-painted frame.
Condition: Several minor spots of inpainting, one larger spot in background, panel cradled.
Note: The subject's surname is indicated in several places throughout the painting: on a typewritten label affixed to the panel, in a pencil inscription at the rear top edge of the frame, and in a faint pencil inscription across the subject's neck.
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