19th Century American “Portrait of A Woman Wearing a Brooch” Pastel on Canvas. Back of 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. This painting creates an aura of elegance. Perfect for a hallway or above a fireplace. The painting itself is protected in a glass frame. Dimensions measured outside of the frame: H: 18.88 in. and W: 15.38 in.