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Portrait Painting of a Bewigged Gentleman, Prague, circa 1780


A fine quality circa 1780 oil on canvas portrait painting of a gentleman in powdered wig, coat, waistcoat, and frilled shirt housed in a period giltwood frame having bead and lamb's tongue design. Red wax seal collection stamp and paper label to the back with the sitter's name, Carl Nyary and Prag (Prague), which was then part of the Habsburg (Austrian) Empire. Canvas measures 15.63" by 12.88".


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  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1780
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 17.63 in. x W 14.5 in. x D 1 in.

    H 44.79 cm x W 36.83 cm x D 2.54 cm

  • Seller location
    Kinderhook, NY
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