Attributed to Rembrandt Peale (American, 1778-1860)

Portrait of Isabella Parrot

oil on canvas

canvas: 26 x 21 3/4 inches.

A copy of a letter dated 2010 accompanying this painting addressed to the Peale Museum in Baltimore references a previous authentication letter from the same institution, since then lost. While the letter requests a copy of the initial authentication note, it does not accompany the work currently.


Frame dimensions: 32 1/4 x 27 3/4 inches.

Relined canvas; craquelure throughout (appears stable, but is visible); two significant indentations to canvas with small and near perforations and paint loss at center right of canvas and on neck of sitter; in-painting on chest and neck of sitter, and some in-painting in the background; wear to frame including gilt and gesso losses, some re-gilded, but with exposed wood in some areas, especially upper corners.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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