American School Oil Portrait, Possibly Reverend James Schofield, 19th Century
Untitled (three quarter length portrait), mid 19th century
Oil painting on canvas
An American School oil painting on canvas of a three quarter length portrait of a seated gentleman. The sitter may possibly depict Reverend James Schofield (New York/Illinois, 1801-1888). The subject holds a page with the name written to the corner.
- canvas has been relined; several patch repairs to verso; scattered inpainting; scattered areas of craquelure; shallow indentation to canvas to upper right; loss and wear to canvas edges, including areas of paint loss.