American Folk Art School
PAIR OF AMERICAN COLONIAL STYLE PORTRAITS: A GENTLEMAN IN PERIWIG WEARING A BLUE WAISTCOAT STANDING IN A LANDSCAPE BY A TREE; A LADY IN BONNET WEARING A PINK SATIN MARTHA WASHINGTON-STYLE DRESS HOLDING SPRING FLOWERS SEATED AT A SIDE TABLE
Pair of oils on canvas; unsigned, each contained in The Rowley Gallery Ltd., frames, one with label: The Rowley Gallery Ltd., Frame Makers, 115 Kensington Church Street, London verso. Late 19th/early 20th Century.
34 x 27.75 in — 86.4 x 70.5 cm
With The Rowley Gallery Ltd., Frame Makers, London, UK gallery label verso to one;
The Fine Art Galleries, The T. Eaton Co. Limited labels verso as “Portrait (Woman unsigned)” and “Portrait (Man) unsigned)”, Inventory numbers 29297 and 21298 respectively;
From whom purchased by the parents of the present Private Collection circa 1960s;
By descent to the Private Collection, Oakville, Ontario over 30 years ago