View the Priory Fine Art website. Original Oil Painting on Canvas.
Painting - 76cm x 63.5cm. Frame - 96.5cm x 84cm. A very fine early 18th century portrait of a gentleman from the studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller. The canvas laid onto board. Presented in a good early wood and gilt composite frame.
Sir Godfrey Kneller was the leading portrait painter in England during the late 17th and early 18th centuries, and was court painter to English and British monarchs from Charles II to George I. His major works include The Chinese Convert (1687; Royal Collection, London); a series of four portraits of Isaac Newton painted at various junctures of the latter's life; a series of ten reigning European monarchs, including King Louis XIV of France; over 40 "Kit-cat portraits" of members of the Kit-Cat Club; and ten "beauties" of the court of William III, to match a similar series of ten beauties of the court of Charles II painted by his predecessor as court painter, Sir Peter Lely. Hang your investments on the wall. Art has long been regarded as a strong and safe investment. See Hang your investments on the wall by Ellen Kelleher Published October 22 2010 by the Financial Times.Priory Fine Art specialises in high quality 17th - 20th Century British and European Fine Art. Our team have a combined experience of over 80 years in the field of fine art and have together handled the sale of many millions of pounds worth of art. All of our paintings are professionally packaged in rigid hardboard boxes to ensure they reach you in pristine condition. Every item we sell is fully guaranteed to be as described and a signed photo certificate is issued with every painting. The cataloguing terms that we use have the following meanings. Where the bold coloured text which forms the listing's heading reads'by' and is followed by the artist's full name (or the artist's initials, if his full name is unrecorded), the work is in our opinion by the artist.
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Please call 01636 707 762 to pay by card. Priory Fine Art specialises in 17th - 20th Century British and European Fine Art. Our team have a combined experience of over 80 years in the field of fine art. We issue a certificate of authenticity with every painting that we sell.In addition Priory Fine Art Limited warrants for a period of one year from the date of sale that where the larger white text which forms a listing's heading states without qualification that a work is by a named author that that item is an autograph work by that author and not a forgery or reproduction of any kind. Where any representations regarding age, authorship, culture, date, origin, period, source or medium is made in the larger white text which forms a listing's heading this is also warranted by Priory Fine Art Limited for a period of one year from the date of sale.
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