Portrait of Mary Wesson

Artist:Charles Sheldon
Medium:Pastel on Illustration Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 12 1/2" x 16 1/2" Framed 23" x 28"
Original Use:Movie Magazine Cover Art
Price:S O L D
Above: Close up of Mary Wesson
Above: Entire Painting in Period Frame
Above: Artist's Signature

A rare original pastel portrait of Mary Wesson, the silent movie star and of Smith & Wesson Family fame, by Charles Sheldon.

The pastel comes with the original photograph taken by Sheldon of his posed model. This image captures the carnival like atmosphere of the jazz age. Framed in a period 1920s gesso wooden "step-frame."

Above: Photograph of Model by Sheldon


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