Thomas Benjamin Kennington, R.B.A., N.E.A.C. (British, 1856-1916). "After the Ball" - 1889, English school oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right. Half-length portrait of seated woman wearing a patterned art nouveau wrap withfur trim, her left hand holding a compact with a fluted column in the background, housed in a period gilded frame. Approx. 36" x 28.25" (canvas), 48.75" x 37.5" (frame).
One patch lower center left, minor in-painting; abrasion above sitter's head; hazy green varnish visible under ultraviolet light; craquelure; paint surface is stable.