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Subject:  Portrait of Miss Woolford aged 13 [Oil on panel]

Artist:  Charles Halkerston   [c 1830-1899]

Provenance:  See below

Date:    c 1850

Size:  Painting 11” x 8.5”   frame 14” x 11.5”   

Condition:  Very Fine

Frame:   Possibly original - see below


Charles Halkerston was a 19th century Scottish portrait painter from Edinburgh.      

He was an active exhibitor including 63 works at the Royal Scottish Academy, 14 at the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, 2 at the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours and one at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.


This delightful small portrait in oil on panel is of Miss Woolford, aged 13,  circa 1850.      

It is not signed but fully attributed, with notes on the reverse.


The condition is very fine.     

It is within a wood frame which may possibly be the original and it is glazed.


Picture Size 11” x 8 1/2”,  frame size 14” x 11 1/2”.*

Please also read the notes on the right - thank you

* Due to the size of this frame there is a slight distortion showing in the sides of the frame in the photograph - the frame is 900 true.

Price: SOLD


Please note the following: The frame is slightly distorted in this picture due to the close-up - however the frame is true to 90degrees and rectangular. Chantry Fine Art are happy to supply buyers with a photographic image of this item and believe that all of the details given are correct to the best of their knowledge. Buyers may wish to carry out their own research and again, Chantry Fine Art are more than happy to supply any information that might assist - you can contact Chantry Fine Art either by telephone or email.

Digital reproduction through cameras and monitor screens may not render the true colours of the portraits.

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