French Portrait of a Gentleman in Tuxedo – 1849

$ 950.00

A superbly characterful French Portrait of a gentleman dressed up in his tuxedo. The artist has captured his expression so beautifully; this would have been a commissioned portrait by the sitter and is signed & dated in red cursive by the artist.

Oil on Canvas with old style side studding to the stretcher.

Signed and dated lower right, E Lambeau? 1849.

54cm wide, 65cm high

**this painting is in as found condition, it has patina from age and thinness to the canvas in some areas, there is some damage to the hand and a couple of small holes. Please see pics. The aged patina of this painting is part of its unique charm; and he looks fabulous wherever he is placed!**

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 55 x 5 x 70 cm