Edward August Bell (New York, 1862-1953) Oil On Canvas, 1883, Portrait Of Woman In Hat, H 39'' W 24'' Signed 'E.A. Bell' and dated June 1883, Munchen to the lower left. Frame measures H 49" x L 34". Provenance: Hollis Taggart Galleries paper, 48 East 73rd Street, New York, NY 10021 paper label to the verso.
From the collection of Dr A. Michael Prus and Judith Prus, Grosse Pointe Farms.
When viewed under UV light, areas of spot-cleaned varnish fluoresced. Old craquelure throughout composition. Inpainting fluoresced along the lower side edge of the composition (likely from re-framing).
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