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Victorian Old Oil Painting After Sir John Everett Millais Young Girl Portrait Cherry Ripe
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ANTIQUE OLD 19TH CENTURY OIL PAINTING BEAUTIFUL YOUNG GIRL PORTRAIT CHERRY RIPE
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- 1 Large Fine Art Old Antique Victorian 19th Century Oil Painting Beautiful Young Girl Portrait Signed Framed.
- After Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet born 8 June 1829 died 13 August 1896.
- He was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
- By the mid-1850s Millais was moving away from the Pre-Raphaelite style to develop a new form of realism in his art.
- His later works were enormously successful, making Millais one of the wealthiest artists of his day.
- Millais also achieved great popularity with his paintings of children, notably Cherry Ripe used in Pears Soap advertising.
- Set in an amazing dark & gilt frame with fine detailed acanthus decorations.
- Subject portrait of a young blue eyed child girl sitting by foxglove flowers & a bowl of cherries.
- She is wearing a magnificent period silk white dress with ruffled bonnet hat, pink slippers & black wrist gloves.
- With extreme accuracy of execution, beautiful controlled quality brushstrokes.
- This painting is of exceptional highest quality by a very accomplished great master French artist.
- The use of vibrant colours is sensational, you can feel like you can touch the dress.
- A statement piece for your home.
- It is distinctively signed by a French school artist A Layge.
- Oil on canvas.
- Bought from a private seller in Paris.
- A great investment item.
- Circa late century 19th century late 1890s.
- Offered in overall fine old charming used condition.
- Canvas could be enhanced with a professional clean.
- Having various noticeable small pieces missing around the edges of the outer front frame also dust. Various noticeable craqalure ,wear & stains to the canvas consummate with old age. Historical woodworm on the back of the frame.
- With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display. International worldwide shipping is available please ask for a quote.
- Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou.
- Cash on collection is welcome.
Dimensions in inches & centimetres of frame approx
37.5" High (95cm)
26" Wide (66cm)