Early American portraits of children. Joseph Goodhue Chandler, artist. Living from 1813 to 1884, he studied art in Albany, New York. First working as an itinerant painter, he later had a studio in Boston.

Portrait of Hugh and Wright Carpenter. ca. 1861. American. Oil on canvas. Attributed to Joseph Goodhue Chandler. Collections of the Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont. Image source: Daderot.In the public domain because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hugh_and_Wright_Carpenter,attributed_to_Joseph_Goodhue_Chandler,_c._1861,_oil_on_canvasBennington_MuseumBennington,_VT-_DSC08549.JPG
Full Length Portrait of Two Children, The Boy Holding a Cane, The Girl in a Red Dress Holding a Basket of Flowers. ca. 1840. American. Oil on canvas. Unsigned. Attributed to Joseph Goodhue Chandler. Image © 2017 Jeffrey Tillou Antiques. Fair use license. via https://www.tillouantiques.com/inventory/joseph-goodhue-chandler-1813-1884-activelived-in-massachusetts-new-york/
“The Slater Children.” ca. 1835. American. Oil on canvas. Joseph Goodhue Chandler, artist. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2016/12/american-folk-art-part-18.html
1837-1845c “Young Girl Holding a Cluster of Grapes with Her Dog at Her Feet.” ca. 1837-1845. American.
Oil on canvas. Joseph Goodhue Chandler, artist. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2016/12/american-folk-art-part-18.html
“Miss Mary S. Gardner aged Three Years.” 1850. American. Oil on canvas. Joseph Goodhue Chandler, artist. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2016/12/american-folk-art-part-18.html