Folk Art Portrait, George Gassner, Child in Red Dress Holding Silver Spoon

Gassner (1811 – 1861)

Folk Art Portrait, George Gassner, Child in Red Dress Holding Silver Spoon

Gassner was an itinerant portraitist, his route included central Massachusetts, Vermont, and the Massachusetts – Rhode Island coasts. The artist was capable of painting in an academic tradition or the simple folk art style.

Item Date: Late 1840's - early 1850's

Estimated Year: 1849

Measurement: Frame: 32" x 41"; View: 24.25" x 33.25"

Material: Oil on canvas mounted within a period rosewood frame.

Item Condition: Trivial scattered areas of minor restoration to background. The painting is lined and mounted on a new stretcher. The portrait displays very well.

Reference: "The Myth Of G. Gustemer And The Recognition Of George Gassner by David Schorsch", originally published in the Anniversary [2015] issue of "Antiques & Fine Art" magazine; now "Incollect Magazine", January 2015

Price: $19,500

SKU 1480-6

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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