18th c. Portrait of a Girl, Signed Lot 200

LOT 200
Seller's Estimate: USD 3,000 - 3,500

18th century three-quarter length portrait of a young girl wearing a pink gown with ribbon headdress, holding a sprig of cherries in one hand and holding a book partially open with the other hand. A landscape is visible through the window behind her, and she stands in front of a niche with classical urn, above a table with Rococo style carved leg. Signed and dated lower right "T.P. T. Pinxit, May 26 1772". Old dealer label for John E. Tyler, Roxobel, NC and pencil signed "No. 198" en verso. Later frame. Canvas: 30" H x 25" W, Sight: 29 1/8" H x 24 3/8" W, Frame: 36 3/4" h x 25" W. Probably English School, late 18th century. Provenance: Collection of James and Marlin Phythyon (Sanders), Nashville, Tennessee, purchased in the 1960s from John E. Tyler of North Carolina. See related lot #201, believed to be the sister of this subject. (Higher-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition Report:
Canvas with old wax lining verso. Stretcher creases on four sides. Overall craquelure.

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