Portrait Of A Lady In A Lace Cap [Percy Bigland]

Regular price £265.00

DESCRIPTION

A beautiful Edwardian bust-length portrait of a lady in a lace cap with a floral design.

The artist, Percy Bigland (1857-1926), hailed from Birkenhead, England, but learnt much of his craft in Munich, where he studied for seven years. When he returned home, he exhibited regularly at various institutions in London and the provinces.

His portraiture was highly regarded and subjects included Prime Minister Gladstone and the American department store owner, Isaac H Clothier. Bigland was elected to the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 1891 and several of his works are held in prestigious collections.

Medium Oil on canvas
Size 27⅓” x 23⅓” / 69cm x 59cm
Year of creation c. 1903
Condition Some craquelure and a few minor scratches.
Artist’s auction highlight £2,200 achieved at W.H. Lane & Son in 1993 for ‘A Comforting Hand’.

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