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Sale 1161 Lot 76 Mar 18, 2017 10:00 AM Sold for $600
REVERSE GLASS PORTRAIT BY BENJAMIN GREENLEAF (MASSACHUSETTS/
NEW HAMPSHIRE, 1769-1821).
Profile of "Mrs. Ruth Bates, AE 74. Painted by B. Greenleaf, March the 2, 1815". Minor flaking in the shawl. Period frame with gold repaint. 18.5"h. 14.5"w.
Ruth Bates was the wife of Elnathan Bates whose portrait was included in an article on Greenleaf by Art Kern. Elnathan and Ruth were married and lived in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
Estimate $ 800-1,200
Some flaking in the shawl, a few tiny flakes in the chin and flakes in the background, hidden by similar colored paint on a backing piece behind the painting.
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