01-22-2021 01-23-2021
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3555B Marlborough
January 22, 2021 12:00 PMCalender
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Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828) Portrait of a Man, Said To Be Theophilus Jones (1759-1812)

$26,250$21,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3555B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: January 22, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828)

Portrait of a Man, Said To Be Theophilus Jones (1759-1812)
Unsigned, identified on a label from Newhouse Galleries, Inc., New York, on the frame backing board.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, fine craquelure.

Provenance: Newhouse Galleries, Inc., New York; through to Sotheby's New York, British and Sporting Paintings, May 27, 2004, Lot 261; to the current owner.

N.B. Theophilus Jones was a Welsh lawyer, known as a historian of Brecknockshire.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Framed dimensions are 37 1/8 x 32 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.

There is retouch throughout the composition, including in the face, but the portrait has been very professionally restored. Please see black-light photos.


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Keywords

Newhouse Galleries Inc., Gilbert Stuart, N.B. Theophilus Jones