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Addison Thomas Millar

The Merchant of Arms

Addison Thomas Millar

Addison Thomas Millar

The Merchant of Arms

The Merchant of Arms

Addison Thomas Millar

American

1850 - 1913

The Merchant of Arms


signed ADDISON T MILLAR and imprinted with the artist's fingerprint lower left and signed with initials and inscribed A MERCHANT OF ARMS / ATM / RUE DU DIABLE ALGIER and imprinted with the artist's fingerprint on the reverse

oil on canvas

Unframed: 72.5 by 57.2cm., 28½ by 22½in.

Framed: 102 by 86cm., 40¼ by 33¾in.

The canvas has not been lined. There is craquelure visible, notably to the upper half and the lighter pigments. There is good impasto. There is some minor specks of surface dirt. Examination under ultra-violet light reveals two spots of retouching to the inside arch and some scattered minor flecks of retouching to the centre, above the figures in the shadows.


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