Pair Of Mid-19th-Century Continental Portraits

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United Kingdom

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Pair Of Mid-19th-Century Continental Portraits

BRAVE FINE ART
A pair of small characterful companion portraits dating to around 1840. He wears a black frock coat, necktie, and a white shirt. While she wears a beautiful dress with low sloping shoulders and large puffy sleeves from the elbow.

Both are housed in 19th-century scroll and foliate frames that are likely to be the originals.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Provenance: Germany
Condition: Both portraits have craquelure in areas but the paint layers seem stable. The portrait of the female has a few losses, an area of restoration and various abrasions. Frames with minor losses.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 38cm (15in)
  • W: 33cm (13in)
  • D: 3cm (1in)

Period: 

c.1840

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