18th century Continental three-quarter length oil on canvas portrait of a lady with upswept hair, ribbon hair ornament and rosy cheeks, attired in a blue satin dress with lace collar and pink bow, and draped in a gold satin shawl. Unsigned and housed in a gilt Louis XIV style frame. Sight – 29 1/2" H x 24 1/4" W. Framed – 40 3/4" H x 35 3/4" W. Provenance: Knoxville, Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Blistering above sitter's head due to relining of the canvas. Blacklighting reveals yellowing of glaze and some attempt at cleaning in areas. See photos.
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