William F. Cogswell (1819-1903). Victorian Portrait of a Lady dated 1877.
Original oil painting on canvas. Victorian California socialite standing next to settee wearing period jewelry.
Artist signed William Cogswell and dated 1877. Painted during his time in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Pasadena. Cogswell painted many notables, including Presidents Lincoln, Grant, and McKinley, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hopkins, several California governors, and portraits of King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani.
47" height by 33" width image size.
63" height by 49" width framed size. Period frame.
Overall very good condition. A repair to canvas in lower right of gown. Minor loss to frame.