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SA787174

Ernst Nowak (attributed), Portrait Of A Gentleman, 19th Century Oil Painting

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£1,495 | $2,083 USD | €1,742 EUR
Item Number: SA787174
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Brave Fine Art
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Description

A fine late 19th-century portrait of a gentleman attributed to Austrian painter, Ernst Nowak (1853-1919).
He’s wearing his collars stiff and high, as per the fashion of the 1880s, and sports a carefully waxed moustache.
Nowak painted this early in his career and he’s predominantly known for his religious scenes, genre scenes and portraits. He was taught by Carl Wurzinger (1817-1883) and August Eisenmenger (1830-1907) at the Vienna Academy. Several of his works are held in museums.
The portrait is signed (an early signature) on the right and housed within an elaborate period frame.
Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 24½” x 28½” / 62cm x 72cm
Year of creation: 1880
Provenance: Austria
Condition: Areas of craquelure but the paint layer is stable. Frame with some cracks and areas of overpainting.
Artist’s auction highlight: £6,840 achieved for ‘Die Beiden Schwestern’ at auction in 1996.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 72 cm (28.3")
Width = 62 cm (24.4")
Depth = 5 cm (2.0")


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Malvern
Worcestershire
United Kingdom
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