Deco Oil Painting Old Phila, Family Portrait Elegant Gentleman 1930 Maurer

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Antique Deco Oil Painting Old Philadelphia Family Portrait Man Gentleman Signed Charles G. Maurer- Listed Artist-French

From a local estate we are offering a very well done oil on canvas  portrait painting in a beautiful big heavy gold leaf, gilt gold frame.  Frame is best quality with scroll design. Features a distinguished man wearing buisness clothes of the Art Deco era. A stick pin is in his tie. Incredible life like detail.

Painted by the listed French artist  Charles G. Maurer.  

Dated 1930.

Charles G. Maurer
Born: 1844 - Lorraine, France
Died: 1931
Known for: Portrait-notables

Background  darkened due to age or it was painted to highlight the gentleman's face. Came from a very old Philadelphia family. Handed down in the family. This family have been mayors, governors, Secretary of the Treasury, etc.

Signature is on the bottom right.

Frame measures approx. overall:  34"  H x 29 W  x 2.25" Deep  Painting measures  26.5" H x 21.5" W . Frame is  approx. 4" wide.

Condition- Excellent . Normal age related crazing. A big and impressive painting!  Instant Grandpa for your wall! Listed French artist, Charles G. Maurer, who painted portraits of  important people .  Famous well known Philadelphia family that came to Pennsylvania in the 1700's. I will inform the buyer about the family.

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