Josef Plank - Portrait of a Peasant - Circa 1890

This magnificent portrait represents a model dressed in the fashion of a 17th century European peasant, with a light grey buttoned linen cape, a wide white collar and white tasselled cords. He also wears a wide-brimmed floppy black hat.

Artist: Josef Plank (1815-1901).
Signature: Signed bottom left corner: “Plank”.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Excellent.
Canvas: 72 x 58 cm. / 28 x 22 1/2 in.
Frame: 81 x 69 cm. / 32 x 27 1/4 in. Wood, black and gold, classic style.
Origin: Austria.