Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), half-length portrait of a man in undress, unsigned, presented in a 19th century gilt composition frame.
SS 28 5/8 x 24 3/8 in.; DOA 39.5 x 33.5 in.
The sitter bears a passing resemblance to the famous English diarist, Samuel Pepys.
Repaired tear with restoration above proper right side of sitter's head; restoration and cupping to sitter's proper left shoulder; stable craquelure throughout; small minor bulge in upper right corner.
$800 - 1,200