RESERVED - European Portrait Of A Smart Young Gentleman

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A fine mid-19th-century portrait of a smart young central European gentleman. He’s dressed in a highly fashionable outfit consisting of a pleated white shirt with upstanding collars, a black bow tie, and a black waistcoat and jacket.

Portraits of this standard were expensive to commission, so clearly this is either a self-made young man or he’s part of a wealthy family.

Oil on canvas
Size including frame
17⅔” x 15⅔” 45cm x 40cm
Year of creation
c. 1845 - c. 1865
Craquelure but the paint seems stable. Later frame with a few small losses.