Portrait of a Friesen Woman, Unsigned, Dated 1750 Oil on hand-woven linen. The sitter, a widow, wears a black beaver hat, a lace-trimmed cloak, and mourning beads. She holds a prayer book, indicating that she could read - unusual for a woman of her time. The frame is antique but not original. Note: Friesen, or Friesland, is the northernmost province of Holland on the North Sea. This antique 18th century portrait painting measures 33 inches high by 25 and one half inches wide. The images of this antique 18th century painting measures 30 and one quarter inches high by 22 and three quarter inches wide. Excellent original as found condition.
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