Oil on canvas in possible the original frame. Two minor spot of paint last. Out of frame is 23"x18" with frame 28"x23" Generally, it is in a reasonable condition for the age. My guessing is from the 19th century. I purchased in Toronto in a local doctor's estate auction four years ago.
Local doctor's collection. I queried on his estate auction.
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
American or Canadian School, mid 19th Century
Portrait of a Young Girl in a Blue Dress with Pearl Necklace
oil on canvas
stretcher: 23 by 18 inches
frame: 28 by 23 inches
CONDITION: minor paint losses; varnished with some crackelure. Frame possibly original
PROVENANCE: acquired at auction, previously owned by a doctor
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.