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Lot 13

Emmanuel Handmann Portrait of a Clergyman Painting

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Emmanuel Jakob Handmann (Swiss, 1718-1781). Oil on canvas portrait of a Johann Rudolf Kirchberger (1700-1789) [one initial is miswritten on the gilt plaque located on the framing]. AE (ìaetatisî ñ age) 53 years. The brass nameplate on the frame reads: " JOH R.R. [Right Reverend] / [illegible] 53 / Painted by Handman. 1753." A paper label along the frame verso reads: "O.E. Clifford, Picture Restorer." Thomas Frievogel, author of Emanuel Handmann (1718-1781): Ein Basler Portr‰tist im Bern des ausgehenden Rokoko, Murten 2002 has confirmed the authenticity of this painting. Sight; Height: 32 1/2 in x width: 26 in. Framed; Height: 35 1/2 in x width: 28 1/2 in.

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