manner of Mason Chamberlin (British, 1727-1787), Portrait of a Gentleman
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), unsigned, presented in an attractive antique gilt composition frame.
SS 48 x 39 in.; DOA 58 x 48 in.; Rabbet size 42 3/8 x 51.75 in.
Private Collection, Connecticut
This sitter bears a striking resemblance to a portrait of Thomas Vesey (1735-1804), 2nd Baron Knapton and 1st Viscount de Vesci of Abbey Leix, Queen's County, attributed to Mason Chamberlain and sold at Sotheby's "Old Master Paintings and British Paintings," April 29, 2010, lot 241.
Scattered re-touch throughout visible under UV light; stable craquelure; yellowing varnish.
$2,000 - 4,000