Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828)
Portrait of a Man, Said To Be Theophilus Jones (1759-1812)
Unsigned, identified on a label from Newhouse Galleries, Inc., New York, on the frame backing board.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, fine craquelure.
Provenance: Newhouse Galleries, Inc., New York; through to Sotheby's New York, British and Sporting Paintings, May 27, 2004, Lot 261; to the current owner.
N.B. Theophilus Jones was a Welsh lawyer, known as a historian of Brecknockshire.
Condition: Framed dimensions are 37 1/8 x 32 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.
There is retouch throughout the composition, including in the face, but the portrait has been very professionally restored. Please see black-light photos.
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