Original Oil Portrait Painting of a Silk Merchant, Vienna, dated 1780 Very detailed painting of a gentleman in period clothing holding a fountain pen. Oil on Canvas Writing Inscribed mid-left. Deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 34" x 28", framed 38" x 32".Overall craquelure with accompanying separation and areas of buckling. A few scattered losses to paint surface. Horizontal area of whitish accretions at mid-left. Difficult for uv light to completely penetrate varnish layer. So don't wait to send your offer if interested before this beautiful rare piece sells.
The item "FINE ANTIQUE 18th C AUSTRIAN SCHOOL PORTRAIT PAINTING OF A SILK MERCHANT- 1780" is in sale since Friday, July 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "antiqueblowout" and is located in North Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.