Watercolor Portrait Attributed to Jacob Maentel

This watercolor of Mary McKeehen who was born in Cumberland County, PA in 1782, remains in the original painted frame. The portrait is in good original condition with no restorations or repairs. Jacob Maentel (1778-1863) emigrated from Germany to America in 1805 and earned his livings a portrait painter starting around 1807. He worked in Lebanon, York, Berks, Cumberland, and Dauphin Counties Pennsylvania. Frame: W: 9.5", H: 11.5". Sight: W: 7.25", H: 9.5".