Lot 7: 19TH C. CONTINENTAL OIL/CANVAS PORTRAIT PAINTING
October 23, 2016
Delray Beach, FL, USALive Auction
Description: An early 19th century oil on canvas portrait painting depicting a young male child in period clothing and belonging to some nobility. The wardrobe showing the evident status of the boy; having a feathered cap, lace collar under shirt, buttoned concours jacket, and fitted with a watch fob. Masterfully done in beautiful composure and intricate detail. Signed and dated 1805 in lower right. Signature is indistinguishable. Please see close-up picture. Held in oval shaped period frame. Art size measures approx. 15-1/2" H x 12-5/8" W + 1-3/4" gilt gesso frame. Will not ship, we can refer local shippers. Please note: Having an old patch restoration to the verso of canvas. The frame having a more modern repair done with heavy staples and a strong epoxy resin. As is, see pictures for detailed condition.