Lot 81
English School (19th century), Portrait of a Draftsman
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on board, unsigned, retains circa 1843-1846 period Winsor & Newton label to verso, presented in a period gilt composition frame.

Frame dimensions 17 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.

From the Collection of the late Dobie D. Hogan, Norfolk, Virginia

A Victorian period three-quarter length portrait of an educated young man in a black suite with yellow vest. He wears a yellow and blue striped neckcloth against a starched white shirt. He is seated in an upholstered armchair, a green draped table by his side upon which rests a sheet and drafting compass.

Minor drying crackle to surface; some rubbing to panel below frame; frame in fragile condition with looseness and loss to composition.