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"Astonishing Grisaille On Copper End Of XVIII Eme Century"
An astonishing and quite unusual work, it is the portrait of a lady dating from the end of the 18th century but treated in oil on copper in grisaille.
when we speak of painting in grisaille we often think of recurring themes which were taken up by painters in the 18th century: scenes of putti, classic landscapes, port or maritime scenes, paintings of woodwork or piers, our oil on copper stands out from the crowd and undoubtedly the result is charming!
it is therefore the portrait in grisaille of a beautiful woman of the English aristocracy in a beautiful interior.
she is seated near a curtain and her gaze is turned towards a balcony from which one can see a landscape and vegetation.
this woman wears an important wig and a dress fashionable in England at the end of the 18th century. she is holding a book in her left hand.
the face in profile is lovely and the details are treated with great accuracy, take a good look at the details of the hand and fingers on the book, the drape of the curtain, of the dress, the quality with which he painted the wig.
this oil on copper is lovely and gives off an unusual charm in a greyness.
one can think of the English aristocracy of that time and of women such as Lady Georgiana Cavendish, and many others.
the copper plate used is particularly thick which has well preserved this grayness, so thick that there is no risk of deformation or loss of material.
a very endearing work, a certain melancholy emerges from it, a certain romanticism.
dimensions: 19.8 cm long by 17.6 cm high.
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Price: 1850 €
Period: 18th century
Style: English Style
Condition: Parfait état

Material: Huile sur cuivre
Length: 19,8 cm
Height: 17,6 cm

Reference: 826613
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