resizing images Resizing Images

18th Century Oil on Canvas 'Forest Nymph with Mistletoe Garland' after Angelica Kauffman

18th Century Oil on Canvas 'Forest Nymph with Mistletoe Garland' after Angelica Kauffman

18th Century Oil on Canvas 'Forest Nymph with Mistletoe Garland' after Angelica Kauffman

SHORT DESCRIPTION
An unusually expressive and well painted oil on canvas of a beautiful and enigmatic young woman or forest nymph draped in pale blue and white silk and with a wild rose and mistletoe garland in her hair.
Read the full item description
DIMENSIONS
Frame is 24 inches high, 21 inches wide, 2.5 inches deep. Painting is 16.5 inches high by 13.5 inches wide. For metric please multiply by 2.5
DATED
c.1780
PRICE
£2,100

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ENQUIRE ABOUT THIS ITEM CLICK HERE

Please complete the short form below, thank you. We will respond promptly.

Item Name 18th Century Oil on Canvas 'Forest Nymph with Mistletoe Garland' after Angelica Kauffman
Your Name
Alternatively, you can contact us.

Mobile Telephone: 07765 233 266
UK Telephone: 01424 838557
International Telephone: +44 1424 838557
Email: webberley@btconnect.com
Email Address
Contact Number
Your Enquiry
  Please enter the verification code shown
Enter Security Code
 
FULL DESCRIPTION
An unusually expressive and well painted oil on canvas of a beautiful and enigmatic young woman or forest nymph draped in pale blue and white silk and with a wild rose and mistletoe garland in her hair.

Beautifully executed, she is caught in a moment full of vitality and confidence, the artist draws our gaze to her blue eyes and with a very sensitive use of light and tone gives depth and texture to her hair and her porcelain skin. The mistletoe berries glisten in her hair as though just picked.

The painting is unsigned but by a highly skilled artist and dates from c. 1780The gilt and gesso frame of considerable age and probably original, both frame and painting in excellent condition.