DescriptionMANNEVILLETTE ELIHU DEARING BROWN (American, 1810-1896)
Oil on canvas
24 x 28 inches (61.0 x 71.1 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: MED Brown / 1850
Christie's East, New York, American Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors (including an important collection of Civil War paintings), December 2 1992, lot 9 (label verso);
Acquired by present owner from the above.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
Wax lined canvas. Light surface dirt- most notable a few pin point areas of girl's face. Two small abrasions above girl's right shoulder and another in between the figures. Scattered abrasions on the extreme edges. Faint craquelure visible throughout. Not framed.
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