After Sir Peter Lely
Portrait of Charles Stewart, 3rd Duke of Richmond, bust length, in the robes of the Order of the Garter
oil on canvas, painted oval
76 x 64cm
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Sold for £4,000
The portrait is executed in oil on a linen support which has been lined. The canvas tension is good. There is a deformation along the lower edge caused by debris trapped between the canvas and lower stretcher bar, otherwise, the canvas is in plane. The paint layer is in a good, stable condition overall with localised areas of slightly raised age cracks. There is some overpaint in the lower half of the painting but the extent of this is difficult to determine below the varnish layer. The varnish has yellowed but is generally even and semi-matte. There is a thick layer of surface dirt across the front and reverse of the painting and frame.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 15th Sep 2021
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