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Gerard Sanders

Portret van Archibald Hope (1664-1743), 1737 gedateerd
Dulwich (London), Dulwich Picture Gallery, [..]
Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
The original coarse plain-weave linen canvas support of this painting has been lined onto fine linen canvas and has added corner sections which have altered the format from an oval to a rectangle. There is a badly retouched tear in the far shoulder and some light retouching in the eye sockets. The spandrel additions have heavy craquelure. This painting has a dull, bloomed appearance due to the discolouration of the varnish and in some places, particularly over the figure, the vertical brushstrokes of the varnish are visible. Previous recorded treatment: 1953, conserved, Dr Hell; 1987, conserved, National Maritime Museum (Sophia Plender).
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 86,6 x 72,7 cm
originally oval
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
Current attribution
Gerard Sanders
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
dated 1737 (1737)
Represented
IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
19446
Identification based on
opschrift
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Creation date: 2016-08-12; Last modified date: 2021-06-03

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