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American School Oil Portrait of a Gentleman, circa 1878

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Artist unknown
Untitled (portrait of a gentleman), circa 1878
Oil painting on canvas
Inscriptions to the verso reading “R.J. Thompson Atlanta – Ga, Dec 1878” to the upper stretcher, “Painter -” (name illegible) to the right stretcher, and “F.K. Harris” to the frame


- major overpainting across the background and face and minor scattered spots throughout the hair, beard, and coat; craquelure and tenting to paint; abrasions to the finish of the frame.


16.5" W x 18.5" H x 1.5" D

- measures frame; sight measures 9.5" W x 11.5" H.

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