"Portrait Of A Man, Oil On Canvas In Its Original Frame, Switzerland Mid-18th Century"Half-size portrait of a man
Oil on canvas, unsigned
Original canvas and stretcher
Original frame in blackened wood in ivory black, with gilded leaf
65 x 80 cm (stretcher )
77 x 90 cm (frame)
The unidentified subject is represented in front of a dark green curtain which reveals a section of his bookcase; we can guess some titles on the back of the books: "MEMORIAL", "COMM [...] BUCH", "JURI" ...
He wears a spectacular sky blue coat lined with dark blue silk, enriched with pink trimmings.