Hugo A. Possner (1859-1933 Los Angeles, Ca)
Portrait of William S. Hart (1864-1946), signed lower right: H. Possner, oil on canvas, 40'' x 30'', est:$2000/3000.
Note: William S. Hart was an American silent film actor, screenwriter, director and producer. The present work is a painting after a circa 1918 photograph of the actor taken at the Chircosta Studio, Pittsburgh, PA.
Provenance: Estate of Charles Mack, Newhall, CA. Condition: Visual: Generally good condition with scattered stable craquelure. Blacklight: Apparently no evidence of restoration under blacklight. Heavy masking varnish.