|Description: We offer an original portrait of a young girl rendered delicately in watercolor. It is signed and dated in ink on verso by James Mitchell Cox, an English portrait artist and early photographer. The painting is housed in its original birdseye maple frame with gilt liner, the outside dimensions of which are 14 1/8” x 12 1/8”. Item #FA00136.
James Mitchell Cox was an artist, miniaturist and photographer born in Lymington, Hampshire in 1815. He died in Southwark, London in 1883.
Condition: There is some overall toning but the image is still quite crisp. The frame has two small chips in the liner. Generally very good condition (camera glare upper right, not damage).