A character portrait of a bearded French gentleman with a furrowed brow and a thoughtful expression. He feels like a character from a Tolkien novel and perhaps he’s a friend of Gandalf’s. We shall never know…
The painting is signed illegibly in the lower left.
Oil on canvas
11½” x 16¼” / 29cm x 41cm
Year of creation
Areas of paint loss, scuffs and craquelure. However, the paint layer is stable and not flaking. It’s recently been attached to a newer canvas.