GEORGE GASSNER (1811-1861)
Child holding a peach
New England, circa 1845
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 inches, with original gilt frame
Cleaned and lined, one repaired tear, with minor scattered in-painting to small areas of loss.
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This portrait is an important discovery among the small known group of full-length child portraits by George Gassner. For biographical information on Gassner see David A. Schorsch, “The Myth of G. Gustemer and the Recognition of George Gassner,” Antiques & Fine Art, Anniversary issue 2015.
Robert L. Foster Auction Co., Newcastle, ME; September 3-4, 2016;
New England private collection