Oil Painting on Canvas Portrait of a Gentleman
An oil painting on canvas depicting the portrait of a gentleman by an unknown artist. This half-body portrait is rendered in muted tones and depicts a man with parted black hair and a full beard, dressed in a formal black coat and cravat, looking at the viewer. It is unsigned and presented unframed. This painting is ready to hang with a metal hanging wire to the verso.
- to fair; wear consistent with age and use; craquelure throughout; moderate hole to the lower center margin of composition; minor hole with paint loss to the upper right margin; surface scratching to the lower margins; surface residue present; white marks throughout composition.
- measures canvas.