Early 18th Century Antique Sir Godfrey Kneller Oil on Canvas Aristocratic Woman Portrait Painting
This is a spectacular portrait of an aristocratic lady. Late 17th or early 18th century. Oil on canvas. She looks absolutely regal in her draped red robe and white ruffled blouse. She has a natural, yet sophisticated beauty about her with her long brown hair, blue eyes and full red lips. Unsigned, but noted in a brass plaque at the base of the frame is Sir Godfrey Kneller. (British, 1646-1723). Well listed and world renowned artist. European stretcher measures 30″ × 25″. The image itself measures 28″ × 23″ and is presented in a gilt oval mat inside of an impressive gilt wood and gesso frame measuring 31 5/8″ × 36 1/2". Carved into back of frame on the bottom R.C. VOSE Boston #4254, which refers to R. C. Vose Galleries (please see notation on the history of Vose Galleries below). Museum quality. Sir Godfrey Kneller’s portraits have regularly sold at the finest auction houses around the world for tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars, and over one million dollars for a portrait of Sir Isaac Newton. Guaranteed authentic. Condition: Craquelure throughout, varnished, some in-painting. (Painting not examined out of frame). Layaways available with 20% down and 3-4 months to pay; possibly longer if arrangements are made in advance. Thanks for stopping by. If you like this item, I hope you will take a moment to browse through my shop, and check back often, for more fabulous finds!
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