Chantry Fine Art Collection
Subject: Portrait of Miss Woolford aged 13 [Oil on panel]
Artist: Charles Halkerston [c 1830-
Provenance: See below
Date: c 1850
Size: Painting 11” x 8.5” frame 14” x 11.5”
Condition: Very Fine
Frame: Possibly original -
Charles Halkerston was a 19th century Scottish portrait painter from Edinburgh.
He was an active exhibitor including 63 works at the Royal Scottish Academy, 14 at the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, 2 at the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours and one at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
This delightful small portrait in oil on panel is of Miss Woolford, aged 13, circa 1850.
It is not signed but fully attributed, with notes on the reverse.
The condition is very fine.
It is within a wood frame which may possibly be the original and it is glazed.
Picture Size 11” x 8 1/2”, frame size 14” x 11 1/2”.*
Please also read the notes on the right -
* Due to the size of this frame there is a slight distortion showing in the sides of the frame in the photograph -
Please note the following: The frame is slightly distorted in this picture due to the close-
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