ANTON BERTZIK (AUSTRIA, 1856-1889) OIL ON PANEL, H 6", W 4", PORTRAIT OF BOY
An oil on panel by Anton Bertzik. Depicting a profile portrait of a red headed boy elaborately dressed. Artist's signature to the upper left. Frame measures H 12.5" x L 10.5". Bearing "7161" and M. Khoedter & Co. (NY) paper labels to the verso. From the collection of Frank H. and Nancy B. Boos.
As viewed under UV light, area (DIA 1/2") of inpainting to the lower center edge fluoresces. Minor edge wear to frame. CP