Item 2008.001.1499 - Portrait of a woman with fan, hand-painted

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Portrait of a woman with fan, hand-painted

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  • 1876 (Creation)
    Weston, James L.

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1 photograph: 30 x 25.2

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James L. Weston was a Canadian landscape painter and also a staff artist in William Notman's "Art Department" headed by John A. Fraser.

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Notman & Fraser was a branch of William Notman's photography studio, located in Toronto, Ontario. It was operated by John A. Fraser

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Item consists of a painted photograph of a woman in blue and brown dress holding a fan in her left hand and resting her cheek in her right hand. Image has been signed at bottom left in black ink, "NOTMAN PHOTO/ J.W./ '76".

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Good. Paper is yellowing, there is a puncture hold and tear at lower left side, some brown staining along left and at bottom right (probably from a frame). Some foxing in paper.

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