Pastel Guache Female Portrait Signed G L Lewin Circa 1848
Portrait is signed by Lewin, with middle initial monogram, and date, on a pastel guache. Female portrait in dark up do brown hair, visibly shaded face. She is wearing a light grey dress with green trimming, of velvet fabric. designed with pink bow, her long neck is decorated in gold necklace over her decollete dress. a silver bracelet on her wrist, and two gold rings on her fingers. her hand is laying on a mahogany arm chair posing for photographer (painter) to create her image. women, unable to identify if married as her other hand is covered, in decorated sleeve, and scripted signature. painted,in pencil crayons, on a paper with brown background. The entire signature is hard to identify. as it seems, signed by G L Lewin, dated 1848. scripted i light grey pencil on the lower right (images). The art is framed decorated in Rococo gold leaf wood. Multiple listed artist by Lewin is identified on Askart, the signature however, could not be verified. we reserve the right to amend and update with future information. the portrait is in stunning condition, survived over 100 years. The protected glass cover applied to preserve the painting, and the back is covered in professional fabric secured with metal nails.
overall dimension : 18" x 16" (updated in elaborated Rococo Style gold leaf wood frame)
art : about 7.5" x 10" with light green textile trim noted on the second picture.