Samantha Littlefield Huntley (American, 1865-1949)
Vierge, l'Enfant, et St. Jean, after Botticelli
Inscribed "Copy after Botticelli/by S.L. Huntley" on the reverse, inscribed "Huntley' on the stretcher, identified on a handwritten label on the frame.
Oil on canvas, 37 x 27 1/2 in. (93.5 x 70.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, minor abrasions, surface grime.
N.B. The Botticelli painting is titled in English Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist.
With a canvas stencil from Blanchet, Paris, on the reverse. Under UV examination the surface appears milky white overall, without apparent retouch.
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