A charming naive 19th century watercolour of a young girl seated on a red cushion with a cat on her lap. In great condition. A lovely piece of English folk art.
With handwritten inscription:
"My Gd Daughter, Maria Frances Trevor, Oct 23rd, 1843, drawn at Cheltenham by a travelling artist on the Tramp.
Age 14 months, born 11 August 1842." Signed S D.
Mounted in a period birds eye maple frame with gold slip.
Sight: 4.75" x 5.25" ( 12cm x 13m)
Frame: 13.75" x 15.5" (35cm x 39cm)