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Portrait #1787
Subject/Title:
Cepexo, Manuel Lopez
Artist:Hopner
Date Created:1805
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:23 x 18
Image Dimensions:15 x 10
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:17 September 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Seated three-quarter length portrait of a young man. Subject is wearing a black suit with white shirt and black neck stock. Subject has short dark brown hair. He holds his head in his right hand, while his left hand holds a book. His left elbow supported on a table covered in a black cloth. Behind the sitter is a book case behind a red curtain.
History of Work:On reverse is written "Manuel Lopez Cepexo A La Adad 27 Anis En Sevilla"
Notes:Based on style and age, the subject could be Manuel López-Cepero, 1778 to 1850, noted Spanish theologian of Seville

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