George Caleb Bingham

1811-1879 Kansas City, MO

"Portrait of Elizabeth Rodes Stone," 1844

Oil on canvas laid to aluminum backed by waxed canvas
Unsigned, titled and dated on an artist's label affixed to the backing board
30" H x 25" W

  • Provenance: The family of Robert Harris Stone and Elizabeth Rodes Stone, thence by descent to the present owner
  • Literature: E. Maurice Bloch, "The Paintings of George Caleb Bingham, A Catalogue Raisonne" University of Missouri Press, Columbia, Missouri, 1986, p. 60, no. 141, illustrated.
  • Notes: Typed note on a gum label affixed to the backing board: "Passed on to my daughter, her great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Stone Pelly. October 1968."
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. Craquelure throughout.
    Blacklight: Touch-up scattered throughout, concentrated mainly in the background. Difficult to read under heavy varnish.
    Frame: 37.75" H x 32.75" W x 4" D

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