J. P. HAUCK | A portrait of a Savoyard
J. P. HAUCK
Basel circa 1720 - 1775
A PORTRAIT OF A SAVOYARD
signed and dated in pen and brown ink, centre right: J P Hauck / Pinxit / 1778
gouache on paper, laid down on canvas
unframed: 16.1 x 13 cm.; 6⅜ x 5⅛ in.
framed: 26 x 22.3 cm.; 10¼ x 8¾ in.
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Paper is laid down on thin piece of canvas. There is a tiny hole upper centre and the left side of oval has been cut. There are a number of losses to the medium around the edges of the oval, most noticeable at the right side. There are some cracks in the medium, more noticeable on his hand and jacket. Otherwise colours remain fresh and vibrant.
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