May 20, 2022 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


French School Portrait of a Nobleman

(18th century)

wearing a brocaded and trimmed red coat and armor breastplate, unsigned, oil on canvas, 32-1/8 x 25-7/8 in.; modern parcel gilt wood plate frame, 41-1/8 x 34-3/4 in.

Note: Exhibited: Temporary loan label from the Fogg Art Museum attached verso

Provenance:Descended in the family of artist Denman Ross sold Skinner, Boston, Massachusetts; September 20, 2002, lot 410, sold for $8,225; Private South Carolina Collection


lined, sealed with paint verso canvas, crackle, stretcher marks, some scattered retouch, small points of flaking; frame with minor abrasions

Starting Price: $1,500
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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