1970s Vintage Wedgefield Pictures Blue Art in Gilded Frame; The Age of Innocence by Sir Johnathan Reynolds: Vintage Print Reproduction. Frame Measures in inches: 7 5/8 Wide X 8 Tall X 7/8 Depth. Inner Frame has 1/4 Inch Rust Colored Velvet with 1/8 Inch Gilded Frame Filet in a Wood Rolled Edge. Print image opening in Inches Measures 4.5 Wide X 5.5 Tall, including border and printed Artist/Title information at the bottom border . Mat Board Dustcover on back with a company sticker reads: Wedgefield Pictures; Stock No. K10. The frame has a wall hanger attachment on the back. Frame is glassless and the reproduction print is somewhat faded for it's expected vintage age. Frame has a small cracked area that does not affect the function or overall look of the frame on the lower left outside edge. Carefully Padded and Packaged for shipping.
The "Age of Innocence" was painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, in the mid to late 1780's. The model sitter was guessed to be Sir Reynolds' three or so year old great-niece, Theophila Gwatkin. The original oil on canvas painting has resided at the the Tate Museum since 1951. A "fancy picture" character study portrait, which was painted over another Reynolds painting, "A Strawberry Girl", with only the hands remaining as was from the original painting.