Attributed to Vilhelm (Johan V.) Gertner (1818-1871), Danish
PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN (THOUGHT TO BE ALEX STOCKELBACH), CIRCA 1835
Oil on panel, contained in a feigned oval surround
26.5" x 19.25" — 67.3 x 48.9 cm.
The consignor’s family has a photograph of their relative, Alex Stockelbach. The consignor’s aunt Lois Sellers married Kuno Stockelbach (born in Argentina and moved to Port Elisabeth, South Africa, then to Winnipeg, Western Canada and married Lois Sellers).
With a framer and gilder (Hoffergylder) at St. Strandstrade No. 103 Kjöbenhavn (Copenhagen, Denmark), partial label to the frame verso;
Private Collection, Canada