Portrait of a Gentleman – End of the 19th Century



Attractive portrait of a Victorian era gentleman dated approximately 1880. The sitter, approximately 70 years of age, is seated in an armchair. He wears a black suit, a white shirt, a turquoise tie, and thick side whiskers according to the style of the time. He has paused during the reading of a letter in his lap. The letter’s envelope is on the table to his right.


Artist: Unknown.

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Condition: Very good condition.

Dimensions: 70.7 x 91 cm. / 27.8 x 35.8 in.

Frame: Sold without frame.

Provenance: Private collection, London, England.