Executed Beauty with a Pen " Portrait in Pen & Ink with Watercolor Embellishmentsby A. Thurber Wrigley's Standard tales for youth. Containing Master Johns chapter of accident [cover title].
c 1880s. Wraps. A portrait of a woman done predominantly in black and brown inks with an interesting addition of stippling on parts of the face and neck. Watercolor decorated flowers in her hair, delicate earrings and hair comb complete the scene. Well executed in a naive manner. Calligrahy caption on mat with circular opening reads "Executed Beauty with a pen By A. Thurber". Sight view 10 3/8" x 8 1/4". Housed in period frame. Light toning. (Inventory #: 26008478)
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