£300 - £500
WILLIAM JACOB BAER (1860-1941) PORTRAIT OF PRISCILLA, MRS WILLIAM OSBORN half length, oil on canvas, 75 x 62cm, sold with several autograph letters from W J Baer to his client and a photograph of the present portrait on the artist's easel
Provenance: Commissioned in 1927 from the artist by Dorothea, Mrs Harold Bowman Gilroy, nee Osborn, of Fingask Castle, Perthshire.
The sitter, Priscilla A Osborn, nee Jenks, was born on 28th June 1789 and died on 6th September 1853. The present portrait is a copy of the original (whereabouts unknown) of the early 19th century.
In good unrestored condition, the varnish requiring a light clean. The support not lined and in the original early 19th c gilt cavetto frame. The cavetto lacking one of the corner shells