American School, mid 19th Century oil on canvas painting, three-quarter length portrait of a seated older gentleman with gray hair and tall white collar, with one hand resting on the arm of a chair. Inscription en verso "CK or CR Palmer Painted Wilmington August 1850 from Plaster cast." Giltwood frame with wide molding. Likely Wilmington, Delaware, circa 1850. Sight – 33 1/2" H x 26 1/4" W. Framed – 41" H x 34" W. CONDITION: Overall light craquelure, five small patch repairs to background and one to neck/shoulder area of subject (largest 1"). Edges of canvas have been lined.
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