Regency era oil on panel portrait depicting a woman with brunette, up-swept hair, wearing a white Empire waisted gown, seated in a chair with red striped upholstery, against a dark grey background. Unsigned. Old sticker reading "Packed and Shipped by John Mason Liverpool D456" en verso of panel. Housed in a Louis XIII style molded gilt frame with rabbet edge. Sight – 11 3/8" H x 9 1/4" W. Framed – 19 1/8" H x 17" W. British, circa 1815. Provenance: the living estate of Annette Petri, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall good condition with craquelure. Areas of inpainting to sitter's cheeks, largest 3/8", and 3" x 1 1/4" area to left side of chair, varnish run to body visible under blacklight.
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