1800s Week!maryrobinette submitted:
All the gallery where this was sold says is, “A Mulatto Gentleman, French Empire circa 1800 by Fabre.” The cut of his coat, with the heavy notched collar, means it isn’t likely to be later than 1810.
This is worse than when Fig Newton got drunk and started denying the Holocaust.
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