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Lot 53Attributed to Andre Bouys
Portrait of a Gentleman in a Red Velvet Coat
Oil on canvas
52 1/2 x 35 3/4 inches (133.4 x 91 cm)

Sold for $10,625
Estimate $5,000-8,000

Glue relined. Old varnish selectively cleaned to highlight the face and hands. Touches of restoration to these areas. There is a repaired 7-inch diagonal tear in the curtain to the right of the sitter, and a spot of restoration (repaired hole?) in the lower right quadrant. Areas of restoration to the clothing and to the background of the upper left quadrant. Contours and shadows reinforced.

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