Portrait of a Young Woman Attributed to Micah Williams
The sitter of this portrait wears a fashionable tortoise shell comb amidst an elaborately curled hair style. With her proud poise she set the stage for a delightful likeness. A classic Micah Williams’ portrait of his New York period (1828-1831).
Medium: Pastel on paper on the original strainer. The original frame is gilded with some restoration to the appliqued corners.
Miscellaneous: The back of this portrait is lined with newspaper from Salem, New York dated 1830 at the time the artist was painting in New York. There is also a note attached and envelope revealing this portrait descended in the families of David Bell of Bridgeport, Connecticut and the Allison family of Chateaugay, New York.
|Dealer||Olde Hope Antiques, Inc.|
|Origin||Micah Williams Portrait|
|Artist/Maker||Micah Williams (1782-1837), New York|
|Measurements||Original frame, 31 x 27 inches|
|Inventory||View Dealer's Inventory|
|Contact||Edwin Hild/Patrick Bell, 215-297-0200 or info@OldeHope.com|