Danish-born California artist Ejnar Hansen was a penetrating portraitist as this large and commanding oil shows. The board the canvas is mounted on was the lower half an abandoned full length portrait, adding a gorgeous pentimento. The sitter’s grave and melancholy beauty makes its own separate case. A really superb and arresting work.
Acquired from the Hansen estate. Accompanied with identifying data tag from the artist.
Frame 30 3/4″ x 37 3/4″ canvas glued on board 28 1/2″ x 35 1/2″.