NY Elizabeth
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15 | Beautiful Assortment of British Masters

Sun, Feb 6, 2022 12:05PM EST
Lot 30


Estimate: $5,750 - $8,625

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Year: 19th Century
Size: 35cm x 30cm
Medium: Oil
Description: Fine 19th century English School portrait traditionally identified as Mary Shelley (1797-1851) seated and holding a book, oil on board. Excellent quality and condition for its age depicting her seated at a desk wearing a green dress with a book in one hand with similar green and gold detailing to early editions of her books. The resemblance of Shelley with her distinct deep set eyes is distinctly comparable to the few other known portraits of Shelley. To the reverse is a some early literature about to the painting. Presented in an antique gilt frame with plaque inscription. Measurements: 35cm x 30cm framed approx
Provenance: Private UK collection


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