Oil on Canvas Portrait of Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt II
An 1880 oil on canvas portrait of Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt II, (Alice Claypoole Gwynne) (1880) by Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta.The subject depicted seated on a Second Empire giltwood and lavender silk button-tufted sofa wearing a pink dress with a purple sash, a triple strand pearl necklace and earrings and a bouquet of pink and red roses below her decolletee. The background features palms. Signed and dated by the artist in the upper left corner.
oil on canvas mounted on board
177.8 x 101.6 x 5.1 cm (70 x 40 x 2 inches)
Gift of the Estate of Countess Anthony Szapary.
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