German School, 16th Century. Portrait of Man


GERMAN SCHOOL, 16th Century

Portrait d’homme (Portrait of Man)

Panel, one board with no batten markers with an inscription in the upper left "Carolus Herzog zu Wunsterberg 1517" (Charles Duke of Württemberg, 1517)
Wax seal on verso

Height: 21 cm (8-1/4 in.) - Width: 15,5 cm (6 in.)
Frame: 28.5 x 24 cm (11-1/4 x 9-1/4 in.)

Condition report:
The walnut panel is fairly planed.
We note the start of visible vertical crack measuring 3 cm (1-1/8 in.) in upper middle of panel.
Wax seal and inventory number 1157 on verso.

The painting is presented under an older and uneven varnish. Minor restorations on layers: above the hat along the crack and on upper left part of painting.
Minor restorations on left shoulder. Minor over-paintings above right shoulder.
Vertical crack from lower part measuring 3 cm (1-1/8 in.) length-wise.
Restored losses along the bust's right side. Minor restored losses on slab's right side. Minor restored loss on immediate left below the belt.

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013051251