A charming early to mid-19th-century portrait of a boy wearing a tan outfit with a white shirt. It’s unsigned but clearly by a well-trained hand.
We particularly love his little coat and pushed-over fringe.
The portrait is housed within a period frame.
Medium: Oil on canvas Overall size: 16” x 19” / 41cm x 49cm Year of creation: c. 1840 Provenance: France Condition: Craquelure throughout but the paint layer is stable. Several scratches. One patched repair. Old wormholes in the stretcher. Frame a little tatty with wear, scuffs and abrasions.