(American, 1869-1941)
Portrait of a Gentleman
1910, oil on canvas
signed Paxton and dated 1910, u.l.
30 x 25 in.; frame: 37 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.

Provenance: A North Carolina Estate; Brunk Auctions, Asheville, NC; a Southern Gentleman.

Other Notes: The identity of the gentleman in the painting is as of yet unconfirmed, though it is known that he is wearing the colors of Myopia Hunt Club in Hamilton, Massachusetts.

  • Condition: Complex repaired vertical tear (approx. 9 in.) extending from lower center edge through gentleman's jacket, with corresponding inpainting; conservation report label verso states that work is linen and aluminium lined.

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