Portrait Of A Gentleman With A White Cravat

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An early 19th-century oil on canvas depicting Gottlieb Friedrich Wilhelm Von Both (1796-1870). He’s dressed in an outfit à la mode consisting of a dark coat, white waistcoat, and neatly tied cravat.

Little is known about this gentleman but we understand that he was married to Luise (1804-1892) and he held the position of ‘first administrative official of the Domanialamt Dargun-Gnoien-Neukalen’. We purchased the painting from Paris.

The portrait is housed within a 19th-century Louis XV revival style swept frame.

Oil on canvas
Size including frame
18” x 15” / 46cm x 38cm
Year of creation
c. 1825
Craquelure throughout and frame with losses. Canvas relined.