American School Oil Portrait of a Gentleman, circa 1878
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.
- measures frame; sight measures 9.5" W x 11.5" H.