Antiques Roadshow

Appraisal: Bessie Lowenhaupt "Woman Descending Stairs" Oil

Clip: Season 26 Episode 13 | 3m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

In Colonial Williamsburg, Hour 1, Susan Kime appraises a Bessie Lowenhaupt "Woman Descending Stairs" Oil, ca. 1960.

Aired: 05/09/22

Rating: TV-G

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