French School circa 1790, Follower of David. Portrait of Young Man, painting

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FRENCH SCHOOL circa 1790, Follower of Jacques Louis DAVID

Portrait de jeune homme en buste (Bust Portrait of Young Man)

Oil on canvas
Verso of painting with label: "Peinture appartenant à Elisa Gayonvart (?) à Paris, 61 rue des St. Pères" (Painting belonged to...)

Height: 45 cm (17-3/4 in.) - Width: 36,5 cm (14-1/4 in.)
Frame: 61 x 52,5 cm (24 x 20-1/2 in.)

Condition report:
The painting’s canvas was relined during the 19th century. Relining was done a bit too tight, which slightly crushed material and revealed canvas’s weave. The painting is under a green varnish that is partly cleaned on child’s face. We note scattered restorations on hair and clothing.

Provenance :

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014031449