ADA/Historic Deerfield Antiques Show 2015
Double-Sided Portrait- Price Upon Request
Joan R. Brownstein Newbury, MA 978-465-1089 email@example.com www.americanfolkpaintings.com Rare double-sided portrait of the 'Widow Phoebe Hunt Aged 68 Years Taken June 2, 1849' attributed to J. A. Davis. Both sides have inscription panels beneath the watercolor, ink, and pencil portraits. In one, the sitter is shown seated in a Windsor arm chair. In the other, she is shown with a book, her eye glasses, and an apple. Both portraits are sensitively rendered. The blue shadowed version shows an intensity seldom seen in folk portraiture. Period two-sided framing with conservation mounting.
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