The painting is in good condition consistent with the age. Obvious craquelé can be seen affecting the background of the painting. There are areas with scuffing due to the frame along the upper edges and corners of the canvas. The painting has been skillfully repaired. The figure has been carefully retouched. The overall impression is good. The frame shows traces of usage such as small tears. Loss of color, resp. loss of material is affecting the left and the upper edge.
Isidore Péan Du Pavillon (1790-1856)
Isidore Péan Du Pavillon was a portrait and history painter of the first half of the 19th century and lived in Paris. He was a pupil of Jacques-Louis David. He exhibited his works at the Pariser Salon from 1814-34. Works of Du Pavillon were collected in the museums of Nantes and Versailles. (msc)