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Description: Original Oil portrait of a Gentleman by George M. Reevs (1864-1930). This is a portrait of a bearded gentleman in a suit. It is framed and in a gold frame and under glass. It measures 22 inches by 17 inches. Written on the back is Painted by Geo. M. Reevs 318 W. 57th Street New York.

  • Condition: Excellent
  • Notes: About the Artist: George Reevs was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and is an important New York City portrait painter who was both a member and instructor at the Salmugundi Club and the Art School of New York. Reevs was born in 1864 and studied painting in Paris for five years between 1890 and 1895. Shortly after Reevs returned to the United States, he rose to some prominence at the Salmugundi Club, winning prizes for his portraiture starting in 1901. He did a portrait of Emma Wadsworth that was completed during the early stages of his career and demonstrates a great ability in both the technical application of painting and capturing the emotional and social milieu of his subjects. Reevs work can be found in private and institutional collections including The National Portrait Gallery and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  • Provenance: This was acquired from the estate of the late General Manager of a large Virginia auction house.
  • Dimensions: 22 in x 17 in
  • Artist Name: GEORGE REEVS
  • Medium: Oil on Canvas
  • Circa: Late 1800s

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