Portrait of a Man by François-Xavier Fabre

Nothing is known of the identity of the sitter but he can probably be assumed to be French, especially as a partly legible inscription on the stretcher begins M.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 62 x 50 cm
Art Fund grant:
£22,000 ( Total: £92,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Didier Aaron Inc., New York

Camille.... Fabre depicts his subject with extreme sensitivity, using subtle modelling for his face and costume and distinctive highlighting to capture the wildness of his curls.

Provenance

Didier Aaron.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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