Charles Gates Sheldon (Washington, 1889-1960) pastel painting on paper, laid on board, titled "Coquette"- depicting a young woman with a blonde bob haircut and black hat wearing a high neck, sleeveless dress, standing in front of a red heart and holding a black mask her right hand. Signed "Sheldon" lower right. "Hacker" labels above and beneath image, likely agency labels. Ink stamp with artist information, en verso. Unframed. 28 1/2" H x 22 1/2" W.Circa 1940. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Areas of toning/acid burn, areas of loss, flaking, largest 2 1/2", and pin prick holes to perimeter, does not affect image. Errant marks, larger 3/4", lower left. Bottom "Hacker" label in fragmentary condition.
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