19th-Century British School, Portrait Of A Cartographer

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19th-Century British School, Portrait Of A Cartographer

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This fine mid-19th-century portrait depicts a dapper gentleman wearing a black coat, black waistcoat, white shirt and black necktie. A map of the West Indies rests on his desk and he holds a compass with both hands. Given the clues, it’s plausible that he’s a cartographer and directly involved in mapping the region. There were several well-admired map-makers working at this time and our research is ongoing.

The portrait is housed within an ornate swept frame.

Please note that this painting will need to be crated if shipped overseas. A cost for the crate will be added on during checkout.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 36½” x 43” / 93cm x 109cm
Year of creation: c. 1840
Condition: The artwork has various issues including craquelure, repairs and paint losses. We’ve considered restoring it but, in our opinion, it has the appearance of a beautifully worn old country house picture. Perfection is overrated. If you enjoy paintings that show their age, this one is for you.

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