American School, early 20th century oil on canvasboard painting, interior scene depicting an African American woman seated and cleaning or peeling a vegetable over a bowl in her lap. Pots and pans are on a table beneath a window in the background. Unsigned. Illegible writing, possibly framing notes, en verso. Housed under glass in an early 20th century carved frame with bronze color finish. Baerst Bros. Fine Arts, Chicago label en verso of frame. Sight – 12" H x 9" W. Framed – 15 1/2" H x 12 3/4" W. Provenance: Private Nashville Collection. CONDITION: Painting in very good condition. Several losses and some overpaint to frame.
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