18th-Century Portrait Of A Stout Gentleman


United Kingdom

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18th-Century Portrait Of A Stout Gentleman

A characterful mid-18th-century portrait of a stout old fellow with ruddy cheeks and a satisfied expression. Perhaps it’s a portrait to hang in the dining room.

The gentleman is wearing a green jacket over a dark waistcoat along with a white neckerchief.

It’s presented in a feigned oval and held within a good later frame.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 25” x 30” / 63cm x 76cm
Year of creation: c. 1750
Provenance: Germany
Condition: Craquelure but the paint is stable. Areas of darkened varnish, which could be removed if required. Canvas relined. Frame with some light wear.


  • H: 76cm (29.92in)
  • W: 63cm (24.80in)
  • D: 2cm (0.79in)


c. 1750

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Brave Fine Art is a boutique art dealership based in the picturesque Malvern Hills, England. Established in 2017, our clients include private collectors and interiors designers throughout the UK, USA and Canada. We tend to focus on decorative art that captures the imagination - from monumental 17th-century portraits through to characterful vintage landscapes. Every piece in the collection has an interesting story to tell and we work hard to discover the hidden history behind each one.

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