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Lot nr:13
Book nr:9216
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Title:Portrait of a gentleman, turned to the left, in profile, wearing a brown jacket
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Description:Maker unknown, probably a gifted Italian portraitist on a Grand Tour
Subject unidentified
Oil on canvas, oval
In a contemporary Italian case modeled as a book. Interior in green morocco. On the left side gilt elaborate rococo design made up from various small tools and on the right a frame for the portrait with gilt elaborate cornerpieces and an oval cut-out section edged with gilt tooling. Exterior of the case covered with red morocco, wide decorative rococo gilt border built up from small tools and fillets, flat 'spine' divided into eight compartments by gilt fillets
The case is probably Italian
Note:Provenance: Martin Breslauer, personal collection

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