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1837 Portrait of a Gentleman by Guiseppe Rucellai (Sold)

1837  Portrait of an Italian Gentleman by Guiseppe Rucellai

Portrait of a Gentleman

Signed Guiseppe O. Rucellai (or Possibly Rucelly)

Dated “Ottob:(October ?), 1837

 Grey and sanguine graphite highlighted with white chalk pencil.

 Fascinating Dickensian face – perhaps a lawyer, businessman or accountant.

 A classic 19th Century portrait. The artist has used a light pink tone in the sitters cheeks and on the medal or insignia on his jacket.

Sheet measures 7 X 10 inches