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'Boy with Toy' Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine Superb Oil Portrait Painting
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This is an exceptional quality original Vintage Oil on Canvas Portrait Painting depicting an affluent and smartly dressed young boy who is sitting on a floral-patterned sofa whilst holding a red vintage Toy Fire Engine in one hand. Painted during the 1950s-1960s by Royal Academy Listed artist ''Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine'' (1915-2007). La Fontaine was an animal painter and draughtsman in black-and-white. He studied at Regent Street Polytechnic School of Art during the 1940s-1950s. His teachers, whilst there, included 'Harry Watson' and 'Stuart Tresilian'. Further exhibitions were held at the City and Guilds of London Art School, and the Royal Academy, to name but a few. La Fontaine lived in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, for many years, and passed in 2007. A stunning piece in every respect, with superb attention to detail, and signed by the artist lower-right corner. Attributes: Oil on Canvas Painting Signed: 'T.S La Fontaine' Circa: 1960-1966 Attached verso is an original Art Dealer's label dating to 1966 ^^ Fast & Free UK Delivery Included^^ *A Certificate Of Authenticity (COA) will be provided by artsonline with this piece*
Artsonline.org.uk has clarified that the 'Boy with Toy' Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine Superb Oil Portrait Painting (LA358427) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1950-1966
Mounted within the original white wooden vintage frame, and offered in an overall 1st class original condition throughout.
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This 'Boy with Toy' Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine Superb Oil Portrait Painting is located in Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom