Lot 33English School
Portrait of a Gentleman said to be Robert Harley, First Earl of Oxford (1661- 1724)
Oil on canvas
Oval, 29 1/4 x 24 1/2 inches (74.2 x 62.2 cm)
Sold for $1,500
Glue relined. Frame rubbing, with some inpainting around the perimeter; Dense varnish layer, showing some touches of inpaint on the forehead, right cheek (the sitter's left), the cravatte and in the lapel to the left of the cravatte. Some areas of congealed varnish on the surface.
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