Lot 100After Jonathan Richardson
Portrait of Matthew Prior
Inscribed Portrait of Matthew Pryor/Obt. 1721./Painted by Richardson on the reverse
Oil on canvas
30 1/2 x 25 inches (77.5 x 63.5 cm)
Glue relined. Inpainted scratch 1 1/2 inches long in the background above the sitter's left shoulder (i.e. to viewer's right). A few touches of restoration elsewhere. Dense varnish revealing very little under UV light.
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