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American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman.

Auction:
2482
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$711$600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned, sitter identified on frame and in inscription on a label affixed to the stretcher: "Richard Pyle Died June 6, 1832." Oil on canvas, c, 1820, 17 1/2 x 14 1/8 in., in original molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Small puncture u.l., minor paint losses, craquelure.
Estimate $600-800

Paint losses u.c. just above head, u.l. near edge, a couple small spots l.l. and l.r.

Keywords

American School, just above head, Oil painting

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