Poul Friis Nybo, Interior Scene With Woman At The Piano

Poul Friis Nybo, Interior Scene With Woman At The Piano

This gentle interior scene by Poul Friis Nybo (1869-1929) sensitively depicts a young lady playing the piano by candlelight. Several artworks, including portraits, hang on the wall behind. Perhaps it’s a nightly recital to ancestors that have passed.

Nybo cherished these quiet moments and often produced introspective scenes featuring women writing, reading or undertaking crafts.

The painting is signed and housed within a period frame.

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Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 21½” x 23½” / 55cm x 60cm
Year of creation: c. 1925
Condition: Overall very presentable. Frame with some age-related wear.
Artist’s auction highlight: £2,800 achieved for an oil painting in 1996.

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