Folk Art Portrait of Girl & Puppy - Lot #: 150

American, oil on canvas, circa 1850, full length portrait of a young girl in blue dress and red coral necklace, holding a basket in her right hand in which is a small black and white puppy, 35 x 42" in original period gilt frame, 40.65 x 47.2" high. The canvas has a period paper label on back reading N.A. Cadwell Manufacturer and dealer in Picture Frames...Corner, Central & Cady Streets, Chapel Hill, Lowell.", Mass. and ink stamped canvas with "E. Morris Artist Materials..." This painting has an exhibition label on reverse from the Fine Arts of Folk Art Exhibition,Boston, May 11-Sept. 21, 1990.
Condition: Retouched around head (both braids),uneven cleaning to face, retouched to background, and to lower part of right hand.
Estimate: $1000 - $1500