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English School, 18th Century

Portrait of a Lady

English School, 18th Century

English School, 18th Century

Portrait of a Lady

Portrait of a Lady

English School, 18th Century

Portrait of a Lady


oil on canvas

canvas: 49 ⅝ by 39 ⅝ in.; 126. by 100.6 cm.

framed: 62 ¼ by 52 ½ in.; 158.1 by 133.4 cm.

The canvas is lined and stable on its stretcher. The image reads well. Craquelure throughout. Streaks of old varnish in between sitter and column are visible to the naked eye. Some of the flesh tones have discolored such as the area of the sitter's chest. Under UV inspection, there are patches of previous restoration scattered throughout the painting: one along the base of the column, one along the hair line and one along in the central area of the chest. The varnish fluoresces unevenly in the face and left hand side of the background. Painting can be presented as is. Offered in an elaborately carved giltwood frame with nameplate that reads "Louis Tocque, Duchesse d'Arnaud."


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