19th-Century French School Portrait Of A Lady

19th-Century French School Portrait Of A Lady

A worn late-19th-century French school portrait of a lady wearing a black dress and red brooch. Her figure is almost silhouetted against the dark background.

This is one of those instances whereby the rigours of time have given a painting a new sense of mystery and drama.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 18” x 22” / 46cm x 56cm
Year of creation: c. 1870
Provenance: France
Condition: Craquelure. Scratches. One repair in the bottom left.

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