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Portrait of Poet and Dramatist William Gay (1865-1897)
oil on canvas
77 x 64cm
(unframed)

Provenance
Private Collection, UK

Footnote
The present work appears to based on a composition after John Vanderbank in the Barnstaple town council collection.
The canvas has been relined. The paint surface appears sound with a recent glossy varnish. Ultraviolet reveals traces of retouching to the background, upper left and a spot lower right; further traces to old frame abrasions along the lower border, however the aforementioned varnish prevents further reading.


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Portrait of Poet and Dramatist William Gay (1865-1897)
oil on canvas
77 x 64cm
(unframed)

Provenance
Private Collection, UK

Footnote
The present work appears to based on a composition after John Vanderbank in the Barnstaple town council collection.
The canvas has been relined. The paint surface appears sound with a recent glossy varnish. Ultraviolet reveals traces of retouching to the background, upper left and a spot lower right; further traces to old frame abrasions along the lower border, however the aforementioned varnish prevents further reading.

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