Folk Portrait of a Boy with a Cat






Attributed to Amanda Powers (? – 1875), Illinois

c. 1840

Oil on fine linen canvas

39” x 19”

A cheerful boy is depicted with a kitten and pull toy in a portrait attributed to Amanda Powers. For a related example signed by Amanda Powers, see Sotheby's, The American Folk Art Collection of Don and Faye Walters, October 25, 1986, Lot 42.

Provenance: Private New York Collection.