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Portrait of Belgian Colonial Lieutenant L. Bergé, Congo, 1901, Oil on Canvas

US$10,288.69Asking Price


Portrait of a Belgian colonial military Oil on canvas, inscribed and dated: Etude à l’Ami Leuitenant L. Bergé, 1901 Measures: 92 cm by 73 cm Note: This portrait of a self-confident Belgian lieutenant with a cigarette in his hand was clearly done by an amateur painter but it nevertheless nicely conveys the the self-assurance of many Europeans in Sub-Sahara Africa in the late 19th-early 20th century.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 36.23 in. (92 cm)Width: 28.75 in. (73 cm)Depth: 1.19 in. (3 cm)
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  • Condition
    Repaired: Possibly some minor restorations to conserve. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Amsterdam, NL
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    1stDibs: LU5458220974552

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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