American School, Pair of Portraits, Edward Walker & Sophia Walker
First Floor - Dining Room
Edward Walker (1803-1879); Sophia Ann Shedel Walker (1802-1871). Parents of Bertha Jemima Walker Mather.
Oil on canvas; 26 ½” h. x 21 ½” w. (sight size). Circa 1840-1845.
Finely executed half length portraits of a rosy-cheeked gentleman in black waistcoat and cravat; and of his wife, modestly attired in a black and brown gown with pink and white lace at the neck and kerchief. She wears a gold necklace, garnet brooch, and pink shell buttons on her bodice. Neither is signed. In matching gold-painted period-style frames. Condition is good.