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Painting or Drawing of man from 1800's

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    Posted 8 years ago

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    Well again I dont know anything about the print, drawing or painting? It has 1800's written on the back conner but what onlt tells me it a portrait of a man from the 1800's. It is 8 1/2" X 6 1/2 could be book page size? Can anyone tell theres no page nunber ? The paper look very old.

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    1. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      It sure looks like an early 1800 portrait painting. Pre- photography, these were very popular-- you have probably seen the miniatures and oils on canvas.

      Based on the paper oxidation it looks like it was once in a frame with an oval matting or cut out in the front.

    2. martinla56 martinla56, 8 years ago
      Thanks alot for the positive comment!
    3. martinla56 martinla56, 6 years ago
      Does anyone know if this is oil or pastel?

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