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Continental school oil on canvas portrait depicting a young woman, possibly a bride, seated with forest scene in the background. Subject is attired in a white dress and veil with a blue sash and multi-colored wrap/shawl. Sight – 35" H x 27" W. Framed – 41 1/2" H x 33 3/4" W. Third quarter of 19th century. Provenance: Formerly of Maple Grove Estate, Knoxville, TN when a private residence. Maple Grove was featured in Southern Accents Magazine, May-June, 1985. CONDITION: Relined with wax coating applied, surface grime en verso. Overall craquelure, primarily to neck and face. Several areas fluoresce under black light including 2 1/2" x 3" area above head, left side of sitter's face, area under left arm, and scattered areas to upper left quadrant and along left edge of canvas. Minor frame abrasions at top, left, and right sides. Faint stretcher marks to perimeter of canvas.