Lot 1019    

Signed Oil on Canvas Portrait of a Young Woman,
2004, Spring Americana and Decorative Arts, May 22
signed in the lower left Laura Kessler 1851. Half-length portrait of a young woman seated on an oval-back sofa, wearing a yellow dress, and holding a sprig of flowers. Signed on stretcher Elizabeth (?). Retains its original frame. Found in Cincinnati and purportedly a local sitter; 15" x 12.25" (w/o frame), 21" x 18" (w/frame).

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Minor losses scattered throughout, wear to frame, a few keys replaced; G.
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