Americana Portrait of a Quaker Gentleman

Americana Portrait of a Quaker Gentleman


Description: Oil on canvas - silver leaf frame. This primitive potrait is an excellent example of Americana. The tightlipped gentleman is standing in front of a column with drape, an artistic device normally seen in more refined European portraits. The penetrating eyes follow you around the room. While the frame has a warm rich golden glow, it is actually covered in silver leaf which has acquired an excellent patina over its approximately 190 years.
Dimensions: Height: 31.5"""", Width: 24.5"""" (frame size).
Artist or Maker: Unknown
Date: Circa 1820.
Condition Report: Very good condition - lovely patina - canvas relined and stretchers replaced about 100 years ago - other minor old repairs - cleaned within last 20 years.
Provenance: Probably Pennsylvania.
Notes: ID # 2384PB
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