"Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Tortoise Shell Comb Seated in a Chair Holding a Book by 'Chapone' "

Unsigned. New England, ca. 1830. Oil on canvas, period gilt frame.
Condition: Excellent, minor imperfections.
The elegant looking woman wearing fashionable attire is seated and holding a book by Chapone, (Hester Chapone 1727-1801) who wrote books on conduct for women. She was highly regarded as an author by women in the early 19th c.
Provenance: Purchased in Vermont, 1971. Private Collection, Cape Cod, 2015.

Dealer Jeffrey Tillou Antiques
Date: ca. 1830
Measurements 33.75h x 29.75 w.
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Website http://www.tillouantiques.com
Price $12,000
Contact Jeffrey Tillou, 860-567-9693 or  jeffrey@tillouantiques.com

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