Gustav Wustmann, Portrait Of A Woman In A White Blouse

Gustav Wustmann, Portrait Of A Woman In A White Blouse

A sensitive early-20th-century portrait of a young lady wearing a white blouse with her hair swept back into a bun.

The artist, Gustav Wustmann (1873-1939), has used a mossy green background colour which accentuates the sitter’s striking eyes. It’s a delicate portrayal that suggests a gentle character.

Wustmann was the son of a great historian by the same name and studied at the Academies in Leipzig and Munich.

The portrait is housed within a decorative wooden frame with foliate corner ornamentation and gilded borders. Signed in the upper left.

Medium
Oil on paper laid on wood
Size including frame
20” x 24” / 51cm x 61cm
Year of creation
c. 1910
Provenance
Germany
Condition
There’s a lighter area towards the top which is probably due to how the paper was attached to the panel. There are also a few fine lines running through the top of the image. One small area of paint loss in the lower right. Frame with light age-related wear.

About Brave

Each piece in the collection has been assessed by our experienced team, which includes a conservation specialist, so you can be assured of its condition. We also work with national museums and care profoundly about our role as custodians. Over the years we've received hundreds of five star reviews from our customers and we're committed to delivering a premier service. We're always here when you need us.

Stay In Touch
Subscribe to our Wednesday newsletter for the latest finds, art news and 10% off your first order.

Availability