French School, 19th Century
Old Franciscan Monk
Oil on canvas (unstretched), 23 x 29 in. (58.5 x 74.0 cm), framed (under glass).
Condition: Canvas with minimal tacking edges folded over cardboard support, punctures, paint losses, rippling, craquelure, surface grime.
Provenance: From the chapel of Sainte Anne du Bocage, by gift to the current owner from Eglise de St. Pierre aux Liens, Caraquet, New Brunswick, Canada, in 1969.
Faint outline sketch of a second portrait on the reverse. Canvas fragile and brittle.