Antique Oil Portraiture

A Naive Portrait of a Gentleman

A portrait of a gentleman, the sitter wearing his finest apparel Including a silk neckerchief and a finely embroidered waistcoat a costume that was the fashion at the beginning of the 19th century.

His flesh tones are finely detailed with a comprehensive palette of subtle colours. His face quite beautifully rendered. The style of this painting is evocative of the early American portraitists and its frame appears to be original.

Condition: A small amount of restoration to the background only

Product features
  • Circa 1820
  • Oil on Canvas
  • Frame approx. 15” x 16”
  • Unsigned
  • Title: 'A naïve Portrait of a Gentleman'


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