British School, "Portrait of a Gentleman in a White Cravat," 19th c., oil on canvas, unsigned, framed, H.- 25 in., W.- 20 in.
Condition consistent with age. Heavy craquelure is observed throughout. An approximate 1 cm depression with possible in-painting is seen in the bottom left. Possible in-painting is seen along the top of the figure's head and above. A rectangular pattern of cracks is observed approximately 2 inches from the frame. An approximate 1 inch faint scratch is seen below the cravat. Possible in-painting is seen along the left and bottom edges, as well as the middle of the right edge. Scattered flea-size areas of in-painting are seen intermittently throughout, including the cheek, ear, collar, and left side of the jacket. A dignified figure.
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