19th Century American “Portrait of A Woman Wearing a Brooch” Pastel on Canvas. The back of the canvas has an inscription “Bertha Frey-Freer” who may be the artist or woman in the painting. With smooth light brushwork and a somewhat moody color palette playing with light to emphasize the lady’s delicate decolletage. This painting creates an aura of elegance. Perfect for a hallway or above a fireplace. The painting itself is protected in a glass frame. This piece weighs approximately 8 lbs.
Dimensions with the gilt wooden frame: H= 23.5 in. W= 19.25 in. D= 2.5 in.
Dimensions of canvas only: H: 19 in. and W: 15.5 in.