School of Thomas Sully (American, 1783-1872)
Portrait of a Young Boy. Unsigned, identified on a presentation plaque, with a London canvas stencil on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 14 1/8 x 12 in., framed. Condition: Patch reinforcements, retouch, surface grime.Provenance: Sold by Thomas Sully, purportedly a Wall Street lawyer and descendent of the painter of the same name, to the mother of the current owner in 1947.
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