Attributed to John Blunt (New Hampshire/Massachusetts, 1798-1835)
Portrait of a Lady in a Black Dress Seated in an Empire Armchair
Oil on canvas, 33 x 28 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame.
Condition: Areas of retouch, mostly to the background and dress, minor smaller areas in hair.
Relined, repaired tear at upper right. Retouch at edges of canvas at liner, retouch in the seat, dress, edges of hair, nose, hands.
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