Attributed to Gonzales Coques
Sold for $2,500
"Pendant Portraits of a Man and a Woman"
oils on copper
each 8-1/4" x 6-3/8", framed 14-1/4" x 12-1/4"
Provenance: Possibly Sale of Citoyen Lebrun, Paris, May 1803, lot 39.
**Condition consistent with age and materials. Darkening and unevenness to the varnish layer and minor surface abrasions to both. Layer of surface dirt to both.
Lady: Rubbing to upper edge; small scattered losses to dress and in one spot on the neck ruff.
Man: Visible inpainting repair to the sitter's middle and in the upper left corner. Unevenness to the copper surface.
Both frames with nicks, abrasions, small losses and separation in corners.