This nice oil painting portrait was done by American artist Bernard Chaet (1924-2012). Chaet was born in Boston, MA and lived in the Connecticut area, where he became known not only as a professor of drawing at Yale, but as an accomplished modernist painter. Oil on canvas, signed lower right, linen-matted and framed in a gold painted frame. On the verso top stretcher reads "14 x 10, Chaet 67, and titled "self portrait with green hat". The right side stretcher reads "varnished with elvacite 44 (Dupont) in turp. solution, July 1973". Dimensions: 14" h x 10" w, actual; 21 ½" h x 17 ½" w, framed.
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