Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 124

Portrait of a Gentleman in Red Coat, O/C, 18/19th C

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property of a Savannah, GA Estate


Unsigned, Portrait of a Gentleman in a Red Coat with Tri-corn Hat, Oil on Canvas, 18th/19th Century, unsigned, depicting a portrait of a gentleman in a red coat holding a tri-corn hat, in a giltwood frame. Frame size: 42 1/2 in. x 34 in.

Note: According to family lore, this is a portrait of a signer of the Declaration of Independence for New Jersey.

Measurements: Height: by sight 38 in. x Width: 29 3/4 in.


Fair condition, craquelure, areas of inpainting throughout, 3 1/2 in. tear in background upper right quadrant, 2 in. tear in crook of elbow lower right quadrant, small chips to paint, wear to frame.

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