19th-Century French School, Portrait Of A Boy


  • £795.00
  • €931 Euro
  • $1,096 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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19th-Century French School, Portrait Of A Boy

A charming early to mid-19th-century portrait of a boy wearing a tan outfit with a white shirt. It’s unsigned but clearly by a well-trained hand.

We particularly love his little coat and pushed-over fringe.

The portrait is housed within a period frame.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 16” x 19” / 41cm x 49cm
Year of creation: c. 1840
Provenance: France
Condition: Craquelure throughout but the paint layer is stable. Several scratches. One patched repair. Old wormholes in the stretcher. Frame a little tatty with wear, scuffs and abrasions.


  • H: 49cm (19.29in)
  • W: 41cm (16.14in)
  • D: 2cm (0.79in)


c. 1840

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