"Beauty With Her Favorite Dog By Charles Joshua Chaplin (french, 1825-1891)"This portrait of a lady with her favorite dog was executed by the famous French painter and printmaker Charles Joshua Chaplin (1825 - 1921). He was born in Les Andelys, Eure, France to an English father and a French mother. Although he spent all his life in France, he was not naturalized until 1886. He died in Paris. Chaplin led art classes especially for women in his studio. American artist Mary Cassatt and English artist Louise Jopling were among Chaplin's pupils. Chaplin paintings can be found in museums around the world: Hermitage, St. Petersburg; Louvre and Orsay, Paris; Metropolitan Museum, New York. Gallery of his portraits online that you can see under the following link: http://www.museumsyndicate.com/artist.php?artist=366 http://www.rehs.com/Charles_Chaplin_Bio.html
Literature: Lexicons of artists by Thieme / Becker, Benezit, Saur.
Inscription: signed lower left.
Technique: oil on canvas. Beautiful antique gold-plated frame.
Dimensions: unframed 32.5 x 46 cm, framed 53.5 x 68 cm.
Condition: very good, original canvas, no paint or paint loss.