Lot 114: BRITISH SCHOOL, (17TH-18TH CENTURY), PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, HALF-LENGTH
January 23, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, HALF-LENGTH
Oil on canvas
29 3/4 x 24 5/8 in. (75.6 x 62.5cm)
Private Collection, Maryland.
the relined canvas in apparently generally good overall condition, though under u.v. light, the surface is difficult to accurately 'read' due to the prevalence of old varnish. There are some minor retouches visible under u.v. light, including to areas of background and minor retouching to parts of figure's face and hair
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