American school oil on canvas portrait of two young girls, presumably sisters. Subjects are depicted seated against a draped backdrop, one attired in a white dress and the other in a pink dress and holding a grape cluster. Housed in a gilt composition frame with an oval opening and rectangular carved and molded surround. Unsigned. Sight – 27 1/2" H x 22 3/8" W. Framed – 37" H x 32 1/2" W. 19th century. CONDITION: Painting with overall light grime. Light craquelure and minor lifting noted to lower right corner, small area of discoloration to lower left corner. Both with spots of inpainting on foreheads. 2" oval spot of restoration above girl in pink dress and 1" oval spot of restoration in background. Frame with some minor hairlines and scattered losses, primarily to corners. Both lower corners with old repaired breaks.
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