Portrait of Claude Denis Laussedat, merchant and member of the Auvergne bourgeoisie, born in Riom (Puy-de-Dôme) on May 11, 1778, son of a master shoemaker. He died in the same town on December 16, 1947. Oil on canvas painting by an anonymous artist, professionally relined and restored. Exceptional quality. A label on the back indicates the identity of the sitter, although the birth year is incorrect, according to his official birth record. 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.