J. Parks Portrait

A charming portrait of a young woman pictured with a vase of flowers beside her on a table, seated in a paint decorated chair, and holdiing a beaded purse with floral decoration on it.

Painted inscription on the back reads:

Painted By J. Parks
Nov 1837

For Catherine J (?) Rogers
Born Dec 3rd 1819

Parks' work in the 1830's is said to be from Mohawk Valley, New York.

Reference:  "The Folk Tradition:  Early Arts and Crafts of the Susquehanna Valley," compilrd by Richard I. Barons,  pp. 6-8.

Small repairs and  minor scattered inpaint. Period frame.

Dealer Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc.
Date: 1837
Origin Mohawk Valley, New York
Artist/Maker J. Parks
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://www.americanfolkpaintings.com
Price 5200 net
Contact Peter Eaton, 978-465-1089 or  Peter@PeterEaton.com

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