Three (3) English or American school portraits on paper. 1st item: Pastel on paper portrait of a seated gentleman dressed in early 19th century attire, before a stepped stone wall and a dark, stormy sky. Signed and dated “F. D. Jaehf (?) fecit 1817″ lower left. Jean Bohne, New York, NY label, en verso. Housed under glass in a black painted wooden frame with gilt rabbet edge. 14″ 1/4″ H x 11 1/4″ W. Framed – 17 1/8″ H x 14 1/4″ W. 2nd-3rd items: Pair of pastel and watercolor on paper silhouette portraits depicting an elderly man and woman in late 18th/early 19th century attire. Both housed under glass in a dark wooden frame. Sight – 8 1/4″ H x 6 1/8″ W. Framed – 12 1/8″ H x 16 1/2″ W. English or American, Early 19th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Tears, largest 5 1/4”, surface of paper. Overall waviness to paper. Losses to paint, surface of frame. Not examined outside of frame. 2nd-3rd items: Minute foxing spots and areas of acid burn, surface of portraits. Overall fading to portraits. Losses to paint, surface of frame. Not examined outside of frame.
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