French School circa 1790-1810
Profile Portrait of a Man
White and dark brown wash on brown-grey paper, circular, 95 mm diameter
On a blue paper mount with black framing lines and in its original gilded frame of circa 1790-1810, outer dimensions 32.5 x 32.5 cm
Provenance: private collection, The Netherlands
This charming and well executed French drawing of the period around 1800 needs further research to establish its author, who was considerably talented. It is still contained in the high quality gilded frame of Empire model, in excellent condition. Highly decorative object. A few minor brown spots in the drawing, as seen in the photos.