Portrait Of A Gentleman With A Yellow Waistcoat

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A small turn of the century oil on canvas depicting a continental gentleman dressed in a yellow waistcoat, frock coat, shirt and blue tie. 

Towards the end of the 19th-century, fashionable gentleman often turned their shirt collars down and wore a knotted tie style. For many decades previously, collars had been worn up and accompanied by a cravat or necktie.

Also around this time, hair tended to be cut short with a side parting, while moustaches were de rigueur.

Oil on canvas
Size including frame
9⅓” x 8¼” / 24cm x 21cm x 3cm
Year of creation
c. 1890 - c. 1910
One tidy repair to the canvas and frame with a few scratches.