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.
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