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Attributed to Asher Brown Durand (American, 1796-1886) Portrait of a Gentleman

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
368
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2779B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 23, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Asher Brown Durand (American, 1796-1886)

Portrait of a Gentleman
Unsigned, identified on a presentation plaque.
Oil on canvas, 29 1/2 x 23 1/4 in. (74.8 x 59.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

The lining is adhered with wax and encapsulates a solid support, possibly aluminum. There are dashes and small areas of retouch to the background, glazes and broad strokes to his coat, and two small dots to his chin.


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