WILLIAM PATTEE, MASSACHUSETTS PRIMITIVE PORTRAIT OF A STANDING CHILD, CIRCA 1835-40.
The child wearing a string of coral and gold beads, blue-green dress, white pantaloons and blue shoes and holding a riding whip. Oil on canvas, 35 x 24 inches. In its original deep lemon-gold frame.
Provenance: By descent in the Pattee family; Collection of Barbara Pattee Taylor, Georgetown, Massachusetts.