Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Swordsman Revealed: An Update

In my earlier post “A Victorian Fencing Master: or, can you help me identify this painting?” I sought help on an attribution for this painting: A couple of people were kind enough to read the blog and tell me that … Continue reading

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A Victorian Fencing Master: or, can you help me identify this painting?

Lot 48 English School, circa 1840 Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in black costume, standing beside a table Oil on canvas, 60 x 50cm (23 9/16 x 19 5/8in) Not the most illuminating auction catalogue entry.  A man wearing black … Continue reading

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