James B. Richardson (active Washington, DC, early to mid 20th century) oil on canvas portrait depicting a brunette woman with brown eyes, possibly the artist's wife, wearing a lavender dress and seated in a wooden chair while peeling green apples from a bowl held in her lap, against an earthy green background. Signed "Richadson (sic)" lower left. Housed in a wooden frame with green-painted accents and cream colored sight edge. Sight: 24 1/2" H x 19 3/4" W. Framed: 27 3/4" H x 22 3/4" W. Note: James B. Richardson exhibited with the Society of Washington Artists, with the Washington Landscape Club, and in the Greater Washington Independent Exhibit of 1935. Source: McMahan, "Artists of Washington, DC."
Private collection, acquired in Washington DC in the late 1980s along with other James B. Richardson signed works.
Overall very good condition. Frame with slight wear to corners.