Portrait Mrs. Mora

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Francis Luis Mora (1874-1940)

Portrait of Sophia Brown Compton, the artist's future wife in 1897

charcoal on paper board:  20 x 12 inches oval sight size

Signed and dated lower right

condition:  toning of board with age, minor age spots in background.

in new archival mat and beaded wood frame, outer size 30 x 21.5 inches

Sophia Compton was the artist's childhood sweetheart whom he married in 1900. This portrait was executed three years before their marriage. She is wearing a Victorian dress with mutton sleeves. The acid-based problems in the board were restored.  The drawing is now in an archival mat and new period frame with beading and carvings.

 

 

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