Cheshire Antiques Consultant
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19th Century Victorian Oil Painting Young Girl Silk White Dress "Cherry Ripe" Portrait After Sir John Everett Millais
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1 Large fine Victorian antique 19th-century oil painting beautiful young girl in silk white dress portrait signed framed. This painting is a copy After Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet born 8 June 1829 died 13 August 1896. He was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. By the mid-1850s Millais was moving away from the Pre-Raphaelite style to develop a new form of realism in his art. His later works were enormously successful, making Millais one of the wealthiest artists of his day. Millais also achieved great popularity with his paintings of children, notably Cherry Ripe used in Pears Soap advertising. Set in an amazing dark & gilt frame with finely detailed acanthus decorations. Subject portrait of a young blue-eyed child girl sitting by foxglove flowers & a bowl of cherries. She is wearing a magnificent period silk white dress with a ruffled bonnet hat, pink slippers & black wrist gloves. With extreme accuracy of execution, beautiful controlled quality brushstrokes. This painting is of the exceptional highest quality by a very accomplished great master French artist. The use of vibrant colours is sensational, you can feel like you can touch the dress. A statement piece for your home. It is distinctively signed by a French school accomplished artist A Large. Oil on canvas. Bought it from a private seller in Paris. Our online gallery only selects & sells paintings based on quality & significance. We realise that your purchase is for your home or as an investment. We provide our clients with exceptional professional customer service. Circa late century 19th century the late 1890s. With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display. Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou. Browse our exciting other collections available in our shop gallery, happy shopping.
Cheshire Antiques Consultant has clarified that the 19th Century Victorian Oil Painting Young Girl Silk White Dress "Cherry Ripe" Portrait After Sir John Everett Millais (LA362597) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Victorian
Condition report offered in overall fine used condition. Having various noticeable small pieces missing around the edges of the outer front frame also dust. Various noticeable craquelure, wear & stains to the canvas commensurate with old age. It could do with a professional clean. Historical woodworm on the back of the frame.
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This 19th Century Victorian Oil Painting Young Girl Silk White Dress "Cherry Ripe" Portrait After Sir John Everett Millais is located in Chester, UK