Portrait of a Young Man with Scrolled Paper (SOLD)
The strong likeness of the sitter and bold accoutrements are beautifully balanced in the massive corner block frame original to the portrait. Few portraits by Joseph Parks have been documented.
~ ITEM DETAILS ~Dimensions: Overall 37" x 31 3/8"
Date / Circa: Circa 1830
Maker / Origin: Joseph Parks (1797-1862), New York or northern Pennsylvania
Medium: Oil on canvas; 29 7/8" x 24"
Miscellaneous: This exceptional portrait remains in untouched condition, on the original strainer and in the original cove molded, corner block frame painted black with gilded blocks.