China Trade (?) oil painting : Portrait of a YOUNG LADY
Oil on canvas, 36” x 26-1/2”
in early, probably original, China Trade type frame
YOUNG LADY HOLDING A ROSE & A FAN
possibly MAGDALENA DOUW (Mrs. H. Gansevoort, 1718-1796), of Albany, New York, first child of Captain Petrus and Anna Van Rensselaer Douw.
This appears to be a version after or contemporary with the circa 1740 portrait (collection of H.F.duPont Winterthur Museum # 19735) by limner John Heaton, painted around the time of her marriage.
The canvas is a loose hand weave, the verso with old water stains, possibly from time spent aboard ship. Good 'as found' condition, with very minor losses as visible in detail images.
# 1967 ......................... on hold pending research
Size: 12 photos