Portrait of Permelia Baldwin
Unsigned, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840-1850.
Oil on canvas, appears to be the original carved glit frame.
39 ½” x 36 ½”; 44 ½” x 40 ½” with frame.
Over-all in great condition, lined on original strainer, minor areas of in-painting, creasing from strainer bar.
This full-length portrait descended in the family of Permelia Baldwin family to Richard Harrison Baldwin who lived in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. It was purchased directly from the family by long time collector Dr. Howard A. Tin, Springfield, Illinois.
The portrait shows Permelia as a young child, wearing a red dress standing beside a table with her pet bird. The room is decorated with an 18th century cabriole leg table on a painted green floor with a red drapery hanging on the right side.
Item ID: WoA-AMP-OC 663