Portrait of Mrs. John E. Rovensky
AN OIL ON CANVAS PORTRAIT OF MRS. JOHN E. ROVENSKY (1882- 1956) BY ALPHONSE JONGERS (French, 1872 -1945 ). The subject is seated in a Louis XV style fauteuil wearing a blue draped evening dress over a white bodice. Her neck is accented with pearls and her dress with a cabochon pearl brooch. Her right hand rests over her lap and is accented with emerald cocktail ring. The left background features a mantel, its mirror reflecting a bronze bust. The right background features an 18th century canvas of a man taking a woman's hand. Alphonse Jongers was active in New York between 1900-1924.
Oil on canvas
64" x 53 1/2"
Gift of Mrs. Robert Grace.
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