Portrait of a Gentleman

No. RDA15181

Portrait of a gentleman seated by the window.

The gentleman has hair combed back on his forehead.

Unsigned.

Relined and cleaned, two repaired tears and minor retouch.

Attributed to William W. Kennedy (1817-1871). Gilt wood frame.

According to oral history the sitter was a member of the Rogers-Avery-Watrous families of Ledyard, Connecticut.

The attributed artist is known to have worked as a portrait painter in New Bedford, Mass. in 1845 and in Berwick, Maine in 1847

References:

•Christies Auction  Jan. 20th 2006 (lot 305)

 

  • OriginAmerican
  • CircaMid 19th Century
  • MaterialOil on Canvas
  • Height24 in
  • Width20 in
  • Price$1,900.00
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Portrait of a Gentleman - RDA15181

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