"Portrait Of Japanese In Kimono - Oil 84 X 58 Cms - Late XIXth"Wonderful late nineteenth century portrait of a young european woman dressed in Japanese style. Oil on fine leather with a carved background evoking the golden lacquer of Japan. These techniques, very rarely used, allow to obtain a perfectly smooth paint on a raised background.
Such portraits are rare on the market and are traded at very high prices, only for the subject represented, for example, a similar portrait (identical gesture), less beautiful than ours, made by an unknown painter "P .ANDREZ " with tiny quotations, was sold 10,000 euros at Auxerre auctions on February 11, 2018.
84 x 58 cms (with frame, more recent, about 95 x 70 cms)
Work apparently unsigned
Excellent general condition
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