German School - Portrait of a Nobleman - Circa 1770

German School - Portrait of a Nobleman - Circa 1770

Rare portrait depicting an unidentified German nobleman wearing a breastplate below his red dress coat. Breastplates were worn over the torso to protect it from injury, as an item of religious significance, or as an item of status. Eighteenth century German school.

 

Artist: Unknown (Unsigned).

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Condition: Very good condition.

Dimensions: 96 x 74 cm. / 38 x 29 in.

Frame:  114 x 94 cm. / 45 1/2 x 36 in. Classic style.

Origin: Germany.