An excellent and expressive portrait from the nineteenth century. A young peasant woman is dressed in traditional festive attire from the period with a short red scarf tied at the front. Either from the French Alps, or possibly Switzerland.
Oil on canvas, unsigned.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 13½" high x 9½" wide x 0¾" deep
Approx. overall 34cm high x 24cm wide x 2cm deep