Portrait of a Gentleman
Oil on canvas laid to board
29 11/16 x 24 3/4 inches
Estimate: $500 - $700
Sold for $312 (includes buyer's premium)
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Frame rubbing. Semicircular loss (approximately 2 x 1 1/2 inches) to the canvas edge in the upper right quadrant. Scattered craquelure and light scratches throughout. Horizontal repaired tear (approximately 2 1/2 inches) to the left of the sitter's cravat in the lower right quadrant. Upside down L-shaped area of repair (approximately 1 x 1 1/2 inches) to the right of the sitter's head in the upper left quadrant. Contour of the right shoulder has been reinforced. Area of repair (1 x 1 1/2 inches) above the sitter's right shoulder. Touches of inpaint to the shirt and line of inpaint (approximately 3/4 inches) above the sitter's left eyebrow. No further restoration visible under UV light. Could use a light cleaning .
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