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Property from a Private Collection

Charles Wautier

Portrait of a gentleman

Auction Closed

May 25, 03:13 PM GMT


40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Private Collection

Charles Wautier

Mons 1609 - 1703 Brussels

Portrait of a gentleman

signed and dated middle left at the base of the column: C. Wautier . F / 1656

oil on canvas, unframed

canvas: 44½ by 34 in.; 113 by 86.4 cm.

With Paul Gross, Portland, Oregon;
Thence by descent;
From whom acquired in 2021 by the present owner. 

The signature on the present portrait comes very close to the similarly signed and identically dated Portrait of a man in The Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels.In size, format, and handling this handsome portrait may also be compared to an unsigned canvas by Wautier sold London, Sotheby's, 16 December 2021, lot 319. 

We are grateful to Dr. Katlijne van der Stighelen for endorsing the attribution to Charles Wautier on the basis of photographs.