Sale 213 Lot 22

* After Marten Geeraerts
(British School, 18th century)
Portrait of a Gentleman
oil on board
22 x 17 inches.
Estimate $ 600-800

Property from the Estate of Mr. Chester E. Zarr, Western Springs, Illinois

Having two vertical areas of loss in upper left corner measuring approximately 1/4 inch, other in middle center measuring 1 inch; surface dirt throughout; examination under UV light milky varnish throughout. Two vertical areas of restoration running the length of the board along the left and right sides visible under varnish. Isolated strokes of retouch to heighten sitter's beard also visible under varnish layer. An isolated area of retouch in upper right corner. Visible but indistinct inscription above varnish layer in lower left corner.

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