19th-Century French School Portrait Of A Female Saint At Prayer

Oil on canvas

A fine 19th-century French school portrait of a female saint at prayer. She’s wearing a green robe and looking up to the heavens with a tender expression.

The portrait is unsigned but clearly by an academy-trained hand. The details are exquisite, particularly around the face, and it has a touch of chiaroscuro, which references much older works.

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