American School, Early 19th Century
Portrait of a Young Fair-haired Boy in a Red Dress with Strawberries
Oil on panel, the subject holding a small book, 27 x 19 1/2 in., unframed.
Condition: Panel bowed and with hanging hole at top center.
Provenance: Collection of M. Austin and Jill R. Fine; Sotheby's, 1987, Lot 922; Stephen Score.
Note: In the auction catalog for Americana from the Collection of M. Austin and Jill R. Fine, the description of the painting mentions similarities between this work and works by the painter known as A. Ellis.
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