December 12, 2019 Fine & Decorative Arts
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Half-length portrait of a gentleman wearing a powdered wig, brown coat and a white ruffled cravat. Resting his right arm on the table beside him, the sitter holds a book in his right hand and spectacles in his left, as if his reading was interrupted to pose for the artist. Attribution is based on a receipt from Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired from Sotheby's Arcade, New York, March 27, 1984, lot 731.

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Item Dimensions: Framed: 39" x 32 - 1/2" x 2".
Name
Value
Artist
ATTRIBUTED TO BALTHASAR DENNER (German, 1685-1749)
Title
PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN
Created
Medium
Oil on canvas
Signature
Unsigned, old frame plaque with attribution attached to verso.
Frame
Contemporary giltwood frame
Work Size
32" x 25-1/2"
Condition
Good. Lined, with restoration throughout, including face. Surface dirt and scratches.
ATTRIBUTED TO BALTHASAR DENNER (GERMAN, 1685-1749) PORTRAIT OF A SEATED GENTLEMAN.
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