Portrait of a Priest – 19th Century French School – Circa 1870

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This painting represents a man of the church, painted in the latter half of the 19th century. The sitter is in ecclesiastical dress with Rabat and sits on a wooden chair, his left arm leaning on the backrest. Unsigned work of modest size but high quality, particularly the priest’s face, which highlights the technical mastery of the painter. Very good general condition, with some signs of recent restoration.

Artist: Unknown (unsigned).
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 40 x 32 cm. / 15 3/4 x 12.5 in.
Frame: Available without frame.
Provenance: Private collection, Marlieux, France.