American or British School oil on canvas portrait of Captain Saward Martin, Senior (1748-1818), of Reboboth, Massachusetts, after the larger portrait possibly painted by B. Windsor, Cornwall, owned by Howard R. Guild. Signed with the initials "HLG" lower right. Old ink inscriptions with sitter's identity, artist, and owner attributions en verso of stretcher. Housed in a carved floral swag gilt wood frame. Sight – 14" H x 11 5/8" W. Framed – 18 3/8" H x 16" W. First half 19th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Inpainting to sitter's face and areas surrounding head. Areas of the background floresce under black light. Relined. Not examined outside of frame.
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