A charming portrait of a young woman pictured with a vase of flowers beside her on a table, seated in a paint decorated chair, and holdiing a beaded purse with floral decoration on it.
Painted inscription on the back reads:
Painted By J. Parks
For Catherine J (?) Rogers
Born Dec 3rd 1819
Parks' work in the 1830's is said to be from Mohawk Valley, New York.
Reference: "The Folk Tradition: Early Arts and Crafts of the Susquehanna Valley," compilrd by Richard I. Barons, pp. 6-8.
Small repairs and minor scattered inpaint. Period frame.
|Dealer||Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc.|
|Origin||Mohawk Valley, New York|
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|Contact||Peter Eaton, 978-465-1089 or Peter@PeterEaton.com|