Oil on canvas primitive portrait of gentleman with "Some angel guide my pencil, while I draw, A man on earth devoted to the skies," painted on frame, 1833 (framed)
26 1/2" x 24 1/4"
The work is in fair condition. Portrait fluoresces under black light. Canvas is loose to stretcher with alligator craquelure overall. Thom Street Jenkintown, PA Restoration label on vero dated 1965. Mounted in painted wood frame. 37" x 34" overall.