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English School Finely Detailed Portrait of a Gentleman, 18th Century(448 views)
ENGLISH SCHOOL PAINTING OF A SEATED GENTLEMAN, Oil on Panel, Circa Late 18th Century
Item # 602BXW13P
A finely detailed portrait of a seated gentleman, there is depth to the work that is self evident. "Â His features are crisp and perfectly executed, his eyebrows with the faint translucence of thinning hair as his nose and face are almost photographic in quality. "Â He sits beside a table, the elements on the table almost entirely darkened from view other than a folded note with scrolled handwriting on it. "Â The use of light in the work is most striking, his features shrowded with only a single light source located off to the far left; shadowing and highlights are absolutely perfect. "Â The work is unsigned, the back of the painting with a piece of plexiglass affixed to protect the remnants of a torn and incredibly early mostly illegibly note. "Â The frame is early and probably original to the painting. Measurements: [frame] 12 1/8"ÂÂ H x 11 1/8"ÂÂ W x 2 1/8"ÂÂ D [panel] 8 5/8"ÂÂ H x 7 1/4"ÂÂ W Condition Report:Frame extensively chipped/worn. Surface with light paint losses throughout, including two chips to his tie. Cleaned in the last decade, the fresher varnish somewhat obscuring examination of the surface - some inpainting and touch ups visible beneath the varnish.
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