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Posted 1 year ago

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exotic79
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this was found near Roosevelt House was it FDR's son James just an interesting thought. It is an oil on canvas, very old gold leaf frame 26 X 20.

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  1. exotic79, 1 year ago
    is it FDR's son James ?
  2. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    What is the reason for making the FDR connection?

    scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Do you have more of a connection than "it was bought near..."?

    Any provenance or OLD writing on the back?

    scott
  4. exotic79, 1 year ago
    I was on a tour of the FDR's place when I was younger and I recall the guide saying one of the portraits was missing and they wondered why the girl got more attention than the son in those days maybe from illness , so that stuck in my mind and then I looked up on picturehistory.com and the photo of baby James strikes a similarity to me. There is writing on the back. I will upload another photo .

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