NELLIE FONTAINE BINCKLEY (WASHINGTON, DC, 19TH CENTURY) PORTRAIT, oil on canvas, depicting a member of the Theodore F. Shuey (1845-1933) family, they young girl holding pink roses. Signed "NF Binckley / '88" lower left corner. Original gilt and gesso frame. Circa 1888. 36" x 26" OA. Provenance: Property of a Shuey family descendent. Catalogue Note: This portrait was painted at the same time as the pair of portraits of Theodore Shuey and his second wife. It is most likely that it is a sister of one of the Shueys.
Nellie Binckley was a painter and illustrator working in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA. She studied under William M. Chase and her work has been included in several exhibitions.
Very good condition with some light craquelure, no punctures or repairs. Frame fine with some minor losses.