19th-Century Swedish Portrait Of A Gentleman


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19th-Century Swedish Portrait Of A Gentleman

A fine mid-19th-century portrait of a dapper gentleman wearing a black coat, white shirt with upstanding collars, and a large black bow tie. His hair is slightly dishevelled as per the fashion of the day and he’s dressed to impress.

The portrait is unsigned but clearly by a well-trained hand. It’s housed within a later gilded frame.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 19” x 21½” / 48cm x 55cm
Year of creation: c. 1851
Provenance: Sweden
Condition: Fine craquelure in areas but the paint layer is stable. Areas of thin paint possibly due to previous over-cleaning. Frame with some light wear.


  • H: 55cm (21.65in)
  • W: 48cm (18.90in)
  • D: 2cm (0.79in)


c. 1851

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