Frame for Augustus John RA 'Portrait of a Young Man', 2nd half 17th century
RA Collection: Art
Frame for Augustus John RA 'Portrait of a Young Man'
Frame made by
2nd half 17th century
785 mm x 743 mm x 97 mm
Royal Academy of Arts
Undulating acanthus leaves, leaf buds & pendant husks on a cross-hatched ground, with acanthus leaf corners; band of hazzling; gadrooned sight edge on a hazzled ground
Rare pattern Retains original gilding Recutting in gesso, 'réparure'
Convex with cavetto and ogee
Out of period