Francis Edmonds: Portrait of Two Boys

 
Francis Edmonds: Portrait of Two Boys
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Portrait of Two BoysStrong attribution to Francis W. Edmonds (American 1806-1863) .  Oil on canvas, marked on the verso with a New York City stamp, in the original gold leaf frame.  Framed size 18" x 20-1/2'.

Francis W. Edmonds, portraitist, genre painter, and successful banker, was born in Hudson, NY.  He was an officer in both the National Academy and the American Art-Union.  He frequently exhibited at the National Academy (initially under the name "E. F. Williams), as well as the Apollo Association, American Art-Union, Boston Athenaeum, Maryland Historical Society, Pennsylvania Academy, and Royal Academy.  He died at his country home "Crow's Nest."

Price: $14,500.00