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19th Century French School

19th Century French School

Portrait Of A Merchant

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This oil painting, created by an anonymous artist circa 1920, depicts Claude Denis Laussedat, a prominent merchant and member of the French bourgeoisie. Laussedat, born on May 11, 1778 in Riom (Puy-de-Dôme), was the son of a master shoemaker and passed away in the same town on December 16, 1847.

The painting has been professionally relined and restored, showcasing its exceptional quality. Although the birth year on the label is incorrect, according to his official birth record, it still indicates the identity of the sitter. The painting is presented in a Restoration period frame.

Source: Archives de France. 
  
Artist: Unknown.
Unsigned.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good. Recently relined and restored.
Dimensions: 66 x 55 cm. / 26 x 21 ¾ in.
Frame: 81 x 70 cm. / 32 x 27 ½ in. Gilt wood and stucco, 19th century. Very good condition.
Origin: France.

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