18th Century Oil Painting of a Boy


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18th Century Oil Painting of a Boy

A charming large oil painting on canvas of a peasant boy sat in a stable. Clearly a work by a provincial yet talented hand, it has just the right amount of naive character, without being ‘comical’. The details in the face, especially the eyes and mouth, are wonderful. Relined at some point and in a sympathetic 20th century frame. Late 18th century. Please refer to photos carefully for condition.

Sourced privately and by repute was purchased in the 1970s from Christie’s, London.

H: 68cm W: 83.5cm D: 2.5cm


  • H: 68cm (26.77in)
  • W: 83.5cm (32.87in)
  • D: 2.5cm (0.98in)


18th Century & Earlier

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