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