Early 19th-Century Portrait Of A Gentleman

Early 19th-Century Portrait Of A Gentleman

A small early 19th-century portrait of a young gentleman dressed to impressed. He’s wearing a black coat with white shirt and cravat in accordance with the fashion of the 1830s.

On the reverse, there’s an old label from Godden & Son of Canterbury - an auctioneers and furniture removers.

Oil on canvas laid on wood
Overall size
9” x 12” / 23cm x 30cm
Year of creation
c. 1835
Very worn with craquelure throughout and a raised area on the right. Heavily varnished.

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