Attributed to Jean Urbain Guérin (French, 1761–1836), Half ...
Attributed to Jean Urbain Guérin (French, 1761–1836),
Half length portrait of a young gentleman,
Gouache and watercolour on ivory,
Signed 'Guérin' lower left,
14cm x 9.5cm,
Framed and convex glazed (at fault)
The paint surface appears to be in good overall condition, showing strong clean colours, but it may have faded somewhat over time. The frame shows a loss to the bottom right hand corner, and slightly open corner joints (most noticeably the top left corner).
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