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The April 2023 Auctions: Day 2

Fri, Apr 14, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1116

Attributed to John Vanderlyn (American, 1775-1852) Oil On Canvas, 19th C., Portrait Of A Gentleman,, H 30'' W 25''

Estimate: $500 - $800

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Unsigned oil on canvas 1/2 length portrait of a gentleman. Attribution plaque at the lower center of the frame. Giltwood frame having a height of 35.5" and a width of 30". Provenance: Originally hung in the John Hopkins Club, Baltimore. Alex Cooper Auction, Towson, MD, in 2021.


Two impact punctures to the left of the figure. Overall varnish fluoresces under UV light. Stable craquelure. Losses to the pigment at the edges where the frame meets canvas. Scattered points of inpainting, mostly obscured by the masking varnish. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the ìRequest Condition Reportî or ìAsk a Questionî buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.