Pair Of Mid 19th-Century Continental Portraits

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A fine pair of his and hers portraits dating to around 1840. She wears a beautiful red dress, which emphasises her low sloping shoulders, along with a crucifix attached to a coral necklace.

While he wears a black frock coat with a white necktie and upstanding collars.

The portraits are housed within their original gilded frames, which feature highly decorative corner ornaments.

Oil on board
Size including frames
17¼” x 15” / 44cm x 38cm
Year of creation
c. 1840
Light craquelure in areas but otherwise fine. Frames with age-related wear, a few small losses and repairs.