A Fine Oil Portrait Study of a Bearded Gentleman by Émile Carolus Leclercq 1829-1907.


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A beautifully executed oil on canvas portrait by Emile Carolus Leclercq.

In excellent order. Unframed 65cm x 54cm.

Signed and dated 1881. Stretcher frame stamped with makers mark.

Emile Carolus Leclercq was a Belgian painter of history pictures and and portraits. Later in life, using the pseudonyms Raoul de Montaiglon and P.-J. Herment, he wrote plays, short stories, and art-criticism (L'art est rationnel, 1882)