Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Presumed self-portrait 1710c.

Balthasar Denner 

Presumed self-portrait, Balthasar Denner
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Oil on canvas
18th Century
 
The directness and sense of uncompromising observation in this portrait lead one to suspect that it is an early self-portrait by the German-born painter, whose sitters included the composer George Frederick Handel.
Philip Mould Ltd, 18-19 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5LU.Copyright Philip Mould Ltd.