Maude or Maud Kaufman Eggemeyer (American/Indiana, 1877-1959) oil on canvas portrait of a nude woman, seated across a sheet-draped chair with her back to the viewer, her long brunette hair flowing across her open arms. Signed lower right "Maud K. Eggemeyer." Additionally signed en verso. Later giltwood molded frame. Canvas – 30" square. Framed – 33" Square. Provenance: by descent from Louise Whisenhunt, former director of the Art Association of Richmond, Indiana. CONDITION: Overall good condition with original, slightly brittle canvas; scattered fine crackle lines and craquelure; a few extraneous scattered tiny paint spots and a few small light lines, including possible pencil lines, to subject's back and one light line to background, upper right corner; scattered pinpoint sized flakes ( a couple appear to have been inpainted) – most are right side, center, in background. Some discoloration spots verso of canvas. A few minor nicks and abrasions to frame including a 1/2" loss upper left corner.
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