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Portrait of a Man

Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to John Smibert (American, Edinburgh, Scotland 1688–1751 Boston, Massachusetts)
Artist:
School of Sir Godfrey Kneller (German, Lübeck 1646–1723 London)
Date:
ca. 1720–30
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
49 3/4 x 39 3/4 in. (125.2 x 99.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of The Chester Dale Collection, 1954
Accession Number:
54.196.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: [on book at lower right by a later hand]: Jon Smibert fecit. 73; [on the back of frame] Oxenbridge Thacher of Milton
Frank Bayley, Copley Gallery, Boston, 1930; Chester Dale, New York, 1930–1954
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