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Tino Costa
Douglas Fairbanks Jnr. Period 1940's Original Portrait of Fairbanks - Provenance

c. 1940

$4,763.27

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"Douglas Fairbanks Jnr. " by Tino Costa (Russian/ American 1891-1947) signed & dated 1940, lower right corner oil painting on canvas, framed canvas: 26.5 x 21 inches framed: 31.5 x 26.5 inches Superb quality portrait of the legendary actor, Douglas Fairbanks Jnr., painted on March 18th, 1940, when the sitter was 30 years old. The work has delightful provenance, having been the former property of Douglas Fairbanks Jnr. himself. The work was sold by his estate in William Doyle's auction in New York, 13th September, 2011 (lot no: 115). For collectors, this offers a unique opportunity not only to acquire a portrait of Fairbanks, painted in 1940, but a work that was owned by the sitter and his family. Tino Costa was an artist oft referred to as "The Painter of Kings and Presidents." Considered to be one of the finest portrait artists of the 20th century, he was commissioned to paint such world figures as King Christian of Denmark, King Constantine of Greece, and Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Herbert Hoover. As well, Costa was occasionally commissioned to paint legendary actors and actresses of the period. AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE PURCHASE Condition report: The painting is in overall very good and sound condition.

Details

  • Creator
    Tino Costa (1891 - 1947)
  • Creation Year
    c. 1940
  • Dimensions
    Height: 31.5 in. (80.01 cm)Width: 26.5 in. (67.31 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Cirencester, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU50936165452

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