This listing is for the Antique 18th C. English School Portrait of a Gentleman Writing in Library c. 1795 folk art portrait of a gentleman writing at his desk in his library. The sitter wears a black coat with white neck tie while seated in a simple brown armchair. To his right is a large bookcase filled with old leather-bound volumes.On his desk rests his diary, a book and an inkwell. Behind the man is a large red drape, which has been tied back to reveal the bookcase. A window at the right side of the image reveals a quaint landscape with a church and trees at sunset. The work is oil on canvas and appears to be unsigned. It is housed in an antique gilt wood frame.
16.5 inches tall by 13.5 inches wide (painting). 20.25 inches tall by 17.25 inches wide (frame). Scattered in-painting (see photo under blacklight) and surface craquelure with some associated lifting. Small loss left side in bookcase. Typical wear and losses to antique frame.I frequently receive messages from people after I sell an item, asking if it is definitely gone. If something catches your eye, don't hesitate to inquire! Feel free to ask any questions. The item "Antique 18th C. English School Portrait of Gentleman Writing in Library c. 1795" is in sale since Wednesday, November 17, 2021.
This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "jarrettmccusker" and is located in Morrisville, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.