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Southern School, possibly South Carolina, style of Charles Kingsmore, oil on canvas painting depicting a mother wearing a black dress, and her daughter in a light gold dress, both with dark hair arranged in ringlets, against a red background. Unsigned. Housed in an oval carved giltwood frame with leaf and acorn running pattern. Sight: 27 5/8" H x 23" W. Framed: 35 1/2" H x 30 1/2" W. Mid 19th century. Provenance: Private Southern collection. According to family oral history, this painting came from South Carolina. Condition: Overall good condition with craquelure. Canvas has been relined. UV light reveals areas of inpainting, largest area approximately 2" x 4", to faces, mother's neck, daughter's dress, and the lower left edge of canvas with a few scattered areas to the top right (see UV photos). Approximately 5" x 5" area of repair, visible en verso of canvas.