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.

Please just ask if you would like this painting to be framed and we will try to source something appropriate for its age. We only charge for the cost of the actual frame (approximately £50) and include the framing process for free.

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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Framing

If the images display the artwork framed, then the frame is included in the price. For those that are unframed, we can handle the framing for you should you wish. We always try to source frames that are appropriate for the age of the painting but can also provide contemporary alternatives if you prefer. You only pay for the cost of the actual frame (usually £30 - £50) as we include the labour for free.