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Double Portrait of a Lady and Gentleman in a Landscape

Double Portrait of a Lady and Gentleman in a Landscape

Maentel Couple - May 2018

There are few exterior scenes painted by Jacob Maentel as powerful and direct as this watercolor.  Both the size of the paper and the execution of the subject matter add to its importance.

Provenance: Dargate Auction Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA, 1 June 1997; Private NY Collection

~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: 16” x 14 ¾”; in original gilded frame, 22” x 20 ¼”
Date / Circa: c. 1835-1840
Maker / Origin: Attributed to Jacob Maentel (1778-1863) Lancaster, Pennsylvania or New Harmony, Indiana
Medium: Watercolor, pen and pencil on paper

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