ATTRIBUTED TO SIR GODFREY KNELLER: PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN IN AN ELABORATE WIG





 

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ATTRIBUTED TO SIR GODFREY KNELLER: PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN IN AN ELABORATE WIG


Oil on canvas, relined and restretched. Provenance:

Sold Sotheby's, New York,

January 1984, lot #727.
28 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (sight), 38 x 33 x 3 in.

(frame).

Estimate $ 2,000-4,000

 

This wonderfully painted portrait has been in a private

collection in Brooklyn

Heights since 1984 and is

attributed to one of the finest British portrait painters

In the baroque period. The treatment of the hair, skin and

cloth is of exceptional quality, and very reasonably estimated.

 


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