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Louis Gallait
Louis Gallait (1810-1887) Study of a young girl in prayer, drawing

circa 1850

$243.43

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Louis Gallait (1810-1885) A young girl in prayer, study Lead mine on paper, 26 x 17 cm Stamp of the Louis Gallait Estate on the lower right In quite good condition, traces of rubbings in the left part as visible on the pictures, slightly yellowed Provenance : Family of the Artist Louis Gallait was a belgian artist born in Tournai in 1810. He was a student at the Academy of Fine Arts in Tournai, he completed his training in Antwerp. In 1833 he exhibited in Brussels "Christ healing the blind", a painting much appreciated by the public and which was bought by public subscription for the cathedral of Tournai. The following year he went to Paris and worked in the studio of Paul Delaroche. Back in Belgium, Gallait created a school of history painting in a romantic style. Highly esteemed in France he received orders for several historical paintings for the museum the History of France, created by Louis-Philippe in a wing of the Palace of Versailles. He also had many portraits commissioned, drawn or painted. He produced the portrait of Georges Sand and Frédéric Chopin, he met in Paris. Many of his works are present in belgian Museums such as the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels.

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  • Creator
    Louis Gallait (1810 - 1887)
  • Creation Year
    circa 1850
  • Dimensions
    Height: 10.24 in. (26 cm)Width: 6.7 in. (17 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU111224586152

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