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Roman Egyptian Fayum Style Portrait Painting

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Start price: $200

Estimated price: $400 - $600

Buyer's premium: 25%

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19th century Roman Egyptian style painting, depicting a funerary portrait of and upper class descendent. A very fashionable patron of his time with finely depicted hairstyle, beard and robes. Hidden beneath tempera is canvas affixed to the wood backing, with mineral pigment throughout. Size 13" H x 9 1/4" W

ex-New York, New York collection, ex-Lower Lake, Battle England collection.

Condition: Surface wear and scratches throughout. Otherwise, impressively preserved.