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Portrait of a Gentleman

Photo credit: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Aubry is best known for his attractive genre scenes and his portraits are relatively rare. A date of c.1777 has been suggested for this painting on the basis of the large buttons and style of formal wig. The handsome Louis XVI frame is not original to the painting but is contemporary.

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Oxford


Date

1777

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 65 x W 54 cm

Accession number

WA1986.76

Acquisition method

Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the Ashmolean, and (Blakiston Fund), to mark the Directorship of Sir David Piper, 1986

Work type

Painting


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