EDWARD CHARLES BARNES (BRITISH,1830-1888) OIL ON MAHAGONY PANEL, H 12", W 10", ORIENTALIST PORTRAIT
An oil on beveled mahogany panel by E.C. Barnes. Depicting a portrait of a middle eastern (perhaps Moroccan) woman with a distant gaze. Artist's signature to the right side edge. Frame measures H 17.5" x L 15".
As viewed under UV light, shows no evidence of inpainting or conservation efforts. Good early if not original varnish. Area (H 1/4") of recess to the center left side edge appears as white. Moderate edge wear to frame. CP