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Style: Academic
The Noordermarkt by Night
Located in New Orleans, LA
Petrus van Schendel’s outdoor market scenes achieve a warm ambiance through the artist’s masterful use of direct light sources to produce dramatic chiaroscuro techniques. The Noorder...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Sexy Woman in a Swamp Storm - Pulp Magazine, Hispanic Artist, Mid Century
Located in Miami, FL
Rafael Maria de Soto y Hernandez was born February 18, 1904 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. It's high drama in the swamp. Woman in the Swamp is a masterfully executed example of Pulp Ar...
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1950s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Brothel, Groovy Harem with Courtesan, Concubine, Paramour, Playboy Magazine
Located in Miami, FL
George Hirsch - He gets his inspiration from the prototype of neo-classic painting for this groovy 1970s brothel. This is a complex figural work with many interlocking figures base...
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1970s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Indian Ritual Walking on Fire, Firewalking Ceremony, Mythology and Religion
Located in Miami, FL
Narrative artist Robert Riggs captures a highly-charged scene of an Indian firewalking ceremony. Firewalking is part of a religious ritual and is associated with the mystical powers...
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1950s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Varnish, Pigment

Departure of the Caravan
Located in New York, NY
In this oil painting, Frere depicts a subject matter common in his work: camels. He creates a palpable contrast between warm and cool tones: the yellow desert and camels are set agai...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

SPOOKY Antique PANDORAS BOX Female Academic Orientalist Mythological Nude Demons
Located in New York, NY
Here for sale is an extremely interesting Greek mythological painting by Ludwig Ernest Faber, a Philadelphia Pennsylvania American artist 1855-1913. Im sure this painting was exhi...
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1890s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

“Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute”
Located in Southampton, NY
View of the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute from the Grand Canal by Arthur Trevor Haddon. Oil paint on wooden panel. Signed lower left, “Trevor Haddon RBA”. The Royal Society o...
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1890s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

The Education of Achilles by Auguste-Clément Chrétien
By Auguste-Clément Chrétien
Located in New Orleans, LA
The Education of Achilles by the Centaur Chiron Signed and dated "A.C. Chrétien 1861" (lower right) Oil on canvas A masterpiece of French Neoclassical painting, this monumental oil...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

The Triumph of Galatea
Located in New Orleans, LA
An extraordinary example of early 19th-century Neoclassicism, this triumphant painting tells the tale of the nymph Galatea from Ovid's Metamorphoses. Masterfully realized, the oil i...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

L'odalisque à l'éventail (The Odalisque with the Fan)
Located in New Orleans, LA
Combining the brilliance of Near East costume and decoration with the Academic painting tradition, French artist Léon François Comerre showcases his aptitude for the Orientalist genr...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Une femme lisant - Academic Pastel, Figure in Interior by Delphin Enjolras
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Beautiful signed pastel on board circa 1910 by French academic painter Delphin Enjolras. The work depicts a beautiful brunette woman in a silk and lace dress with a shawl draped over...
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1910s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Pastel, Board

The Eavesdropper by British Artist Alfred Elmore RA, Oil on Canvas, Signed
Located in Stockholm, SE
Alfred Elmore RA (1815–1881) was a British history and historical genre painter. He was born in Clonakilty, Ireland. Between 1840 and 1844 Elmore travelled across Europe, visiting Mu...
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1870s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

On the Terrace
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antonio Torres-Fuster deftly channels the artistry and spirit of the Pre-Raphaelites in this stunning oil on canvas. His work is characterized by depictions of beautiful women in opu...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

A Montenegrin Girl - Large 19th Century Orientalist Beauty Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
‘A Montenegrin Girl’ by Nathaniel Sichel (1843-1907). This large fine 19th century oil on canvas is signed by the artist and hangs in a superb quality carved and gilded Orientalist f...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

The Water Carrier
By Eugene von Blaas
Located in New Orleans, LA
Austrian painter Eugen von Blaas’ unparalleled skill for genre painting is on display in this exceptional oil entitled The Water Carrier. The work captures a young Venetian woman dur...
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Early 20th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

L'Extase - 19th Century French Portrait Oil Painting of Belle Epoque Nude
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
This is a large fine 19th century oil painting portrait of a young society beauty depicted en déshabillé by the eminent French Academic painter Charles Joshua Chaplin (1825-1891). ‘L...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

In the Bazaar II
Located in New York, NY
In this oil study, Theodore Frere shows an intrigue with the architecture of the “East” and the light that maps its way through its intricate archways. Frere juxtaposes light and dar...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

The Burial of Manon Lescaut
Located in New Orleans, LA
This dramatic composition by French Romantic painter Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret represents the artist’s first public success as an artist. Based upon Abbé Prévost’s famed no...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Napoléon's Tomb
Located in New Orleans, LA
This exceptional work by the American painter Thomas Prichard Rossiter represents a masterful combination of American romanticism and historical genre painting. The subject is the t...
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Mid-19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Le tir a la cible (Target Shooting)
Located in New Orleans, LA
This monumental, highly engaging oil on canvas was composed by Achille Jean Théodore Brail, a French artist celebrated for his scenes of soldiers on the battlefield and in training. ...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

L'Amour Désarmé (Love Disarmed)
By Emile Munier
Located in New Orleans, LA
Émile Munier is counted among the greatest Academic painters of all time, and this oil on canvas entitled L'Amour Désarmé is one of the finest works that he ever composed. It was pai...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Beautiful Sentinel - 19th Century Orientalist Oil Painting of Egyptian Girl
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
‘The Beautiful Sentinel’ by Karl Wilhelm Gentz (German, 1822-1890). This large fine 19th century oil painting is signed by the artist and hangs in an ornate, newly regilded Orientali...
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1880s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Young girl from Tetouan, Morocco
Located in New Orleans, LA
Young girl from Tetouan, Morocco Signed (center right) Oil on canvas In this important oil on canvas, French Orientalist painter Charles Landelle captures the engaging visage of a ...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Paintings 19th Century Flowers Still life
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
GODCHAUX Emile (1860) Big Compositions of Flowers in Pair Oil on canvas signed low right Frames gilded with gold leaves Dim canvas (each) : 90 X 129 cm Dim frame (each) : 118 x 159 c...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Crossing", Oil Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Elizabeth Zanzinger's (US based) "Crossing" is an oil painting that depicts an elderly man crossing the high water of a river with a young child on his back. Elizabeth Zanzinger is...
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2010s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Apprehension - Large 19th Century Orientalist Oil Painting of Beautiful Nude
By Geskel Saloman
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
‘Apprehension’ by Geskel Saloman (1821-1902). This large fine mid-19th century Orientalist oil painting is signed by the artist and was exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1855. As wit...
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1850s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Soyez gentils avec les animaux (Be Kind to Animals)
By Paul-Charles Chocarne Moreau
Located in New Orleans, LA
Signed Chocarne-Moreau (lower left) Oil on canvas A group of altar boys makes a parrot the object of their amusement in this engaging oil on canvas. The work, entitled Soyez bons po...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Woman with Pearls - Academic Pastel, Figure in Interior by Delphin Enjolras
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A beautiful pastel on board circa 1920 by French academic painter Delphin Enjolras. The work depicts a beautiful woman in a purple silk dress seated at a dressing table in a bedroom...
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1920s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Pastel, Board

Nu Allonge - French Academic Oil, Nude Figure in Interior by Delphin Enjolras
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A beautiful oil on canvas circa 1920 by French academic painter Delphin Enjolras. The work depicts a beautiful nude red-haired woman relaxing on a day bed in a red interior. She has ...
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1920s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

An Elegant Entrance
Located in New Orleans, LA
An Elegant Entrance Oil on canvas Signed "F. Soulacroix" (lower left) A charming, stylish woman debuts at a ball in this grand oil on canvas by renowned historical costume painter ...
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Early 20th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Father and children in front of TV - Mid-Century
Located in Miami, FL
John Falter arranges figures and faces in a way that rival the old masters in their compositional perfection. And he makes it look easy. The expressions are captured so the emotion...
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1950s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

19th C. German painting of figures at a waterfall in the manner of Friedrich
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
Circle of Caspar David Friedrich (German, 1774 – 1840) Elegant company at the base of a waterfall Oil on paper laid down on canvas 20.1/8 x 16.1/2 in. (51 x 41.8 cm.)
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paper, Oil

Dance of the Nymphs
Located in New Orleans, LA
This lyrical landscape entitled Dance of the Nymphs was composed by the French Barbizon painter Paul Désiré Trouillebert. A joyful scene of nymphs dancing the morning fog, the work c...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Aurora in white toga smelling a flower. Goddess of Dawn Mythology scene
Located in Miami, FL
Jean Louis Hamon artfully presents the mythological subject: Aurora the Goddess of Dawn. She is dressed in a flowing toga, standing on a large leaf and smelling the sweetness of a fl...
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1860s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Drying Off (Figurative Nude Painting by Mark Beard as Bruce Sargeant)
Located in Hudson, NY
Academic style figurative paintings of a nude male model with a white towel on a grey background Painted by Mark Beard as Bruce Sargeant (pseudonym in homage to the fashion photogra...
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2010s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

La Coquette - 19h Century French Belle Epoque Portrait of Beautiful Parisienne
By Virgilio Tojetti
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
‘La Coquette’ by Virgilio Tojetti (1851-1901). The painting -which depicts a young brunette reclining in a lavender chiffon wrap - is signed by the artist ‘Virgilio Tojetti, Rome’ an...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Bedtime - Academic Pastel, Semi-Nude Figure in Interior by Delphin Enjolras
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A beautiful pastel on board circa 1920 by French academic painter Delphin Enjolras. The work depicts a beautiful brunette woman seated in a chair in a bedroom interior. The room is i...
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1920s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Pastel, Board

Double Portrait of King Frederik IV and Queen Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow of D
Located in New Orleans, LA
When viewed straight on, this "turning picture" by French artist Gaspar Antoine de Bois-Clair appears to be a disorganized collection of painted facial features and wooden slats. How...
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16th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Wood, Oil, Panel

Le Martyr de Saint Sebastian (Academic Figurative Oil Painting in Gold Frame)
Located in Hudson, NY
Academic style figurative oil painting on canvas 48 x 24 inches unframed 58 x 32 x 3 inches in gold leaf wood frame This vertical, contemporary figurative painting of Le Martyr de S...
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Early 2000s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

L'Élegante dans l'Atelier, MAURICE CHABAS - Symbolism, Portrait, Romantic, Oil
Located in London, GB
MAURICE CHABAS (1862-1947) L'Élegante dans l'Atelier Oil on canvas 65.5 x 81 cm (25 ¾ x 31 ⅞ inches) Signed lower right, Maurice Chabas French symbolist painter Maurice Chabas w...
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19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

On the road from Subiaco to Tivoli
Located in PARIS, FR
Alexandre François LOISEL (Neuilly-sur-Seine, 1783 - Neuilly-sur-Seine, 1865) Road from Subiaco to Tivoli Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower right 50 x 60 cm 1836 Son of a renti...
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Early 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Southern landscape - France
Located in PARIS, FR
Marie Paul Henry de FABRY (Larnage, 1833 - Tain, 1927) Southern landscape Watercolor Signed lower left 22 x 34.5 cm Few biographical elements have been found in the literature on ...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

Military parade on Place Saint-Augustin in Paris
Located in PARIS, FR
French school around 1880 Military parade on Place Saint-Augustin in Paris Watercolor and heightened with white gouache 44 x 37 cm Around 1880 Place Saint-Augustin is located in t...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

The sleep of Innocence
By Nicolas François Octave Tassaert
Located in PARIS, FR
Nicolas François Octave TASSAERT (Paris, 1800 - Paris, 1874) The sleep of Innocence Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower right 41 x 33 cm 1857 Provenance: Faure or Grandmange Coll...
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Mid-19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Portrait of a young girl in an interior
Located in PARIS, FR
William Julien Emile Edouard LAPARRA (Bordeaux, 1873 - Hecho, Spain, 1920) Portrait of a young girl in an interior Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower left 58.5 x 48 cm 1911 Exhi...
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Early 20th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Portrait of a man on horseback
Located in PARIS, FR
Jean Richard GOUBIE (Paris, 1842 - Paris, 1899) Portrait of a man on horseback Oil on canvas Signed and dated 1888 bottom left 24.5 x 19.5 cm Student of Jean Léon GÉRÔME in At the...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

The two lovers
Located in PARIS, FR
Franz Kaspar Huibrecht VINCK (Antwerp, 1827 - Berchem, 1903) The two lovers Oil on canvas Signed at the bottom 82 x 56 cm Pupil of Edward Dujardin (1817-1889) and Joseph Dyckmans ...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

"What do you mean your wife" First African American Illustrator - Black Artist
Located in Miami, FL
E. Simms Campbel was the first major African American Illustrator. He did covers for Esquire Magazine starting in the 1930s. He created the famous bulging-eyed Esquire Mascot “Esky....
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1950s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Ink, Watercolor, Board

Portrait of Céphise Césarine Marie PILET (1825 - 1844)
Located in PARIS, FR
Geneva school around 1850 Circle of Firmin MASSOT (1766 - 1849) Portrait of Céphise Césarine Marie PILET (1825 - 1844) Oil on panel from Maison TACHET in Paris 41 x 33 cm Around 18...
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Mid-19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

The pilgrimage under the crypt
Located in PARIS, FR
Charles Caïus RENOUX (Paris, 1795 - Paris, 1846) The pilgrimage under the crypt Oil on canvas of the House Delarue Fils aîné Signed and dated lower left 23 x 32 cm 1826 Renowned f...
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Early 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Mignon regretting his homeland - Mignon aspiring to heaven
Located in PARIS, FR
Ary SCHEFFER (1795-1858), workshop of Mignon regretting his homeland Mignon aspiring to heaven Two oils on canvas in the same frame 44 x 22 cm each Mignon is a character by Wilhel...
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Mid-19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a young woman in a crimson dress
Located in PARIS, FR
Louis-Léopold BOILLY (La Bassée 1761 - Paris 1845) Portrait of a young woman in a crimson dress Oil on canvas H. 22 cm; L. 17 cm Louis-Léopold Boilly, born in La Bassée, in the no...
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Early 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

The Communion
Located in PARIS, FR
French school of the second half of the 19th century The communion Oil on canvas 77 x 47 cm
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of young man sitting
Located in PARIS, FR
Auguste Joseph GIRARD de La BRELY (Fuissé, 1838-Lyon, 1906) Portrait of young man sitting Oil on panel Signed and dated upper right 41 x 33 cm 1900 Auguste Joseph Girard de La Bre...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

The education of the Virgin
Located in PARIS, FR
Louis Joseph FANELLI SEMAH (Toulon, 1804 - Paris, 1875) The education of the Virgin Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower right 24 x 19 cm 1844 Exhibition: Paris Salon of 1844 unde...
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Mid-19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

View of one of the aisles of the apse of Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Located in PARIS, FR
Alexis Pierre MILON (Rouen, 1784 - After 1858) View of one of the aisles of the apse of Saint-Germain-des-Prés Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower left 50.5 x 34.5 cm 1838 Exhibi...
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Mid-19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a child with blue eyes
Located in PARIS, FR
Charles Zacharie LANDELLE (Laval, 1821 – Chennevières/Marne, 1908) Portrait of a child with blue eyes Oil on canvas Monogrammed and dated lower left 40 x 33 cm 184… Son of employe...
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Mid-19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Game lost
Located in PARIS, FR
Édouard GELHAY (Braine, 1856 - Paris, 1939) Game lost Oil on panel enlarged by two centimeters on the right side Signed lower left. Dedicated top right to Princess Maria JABLONOWSK...
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Late 19th Century Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

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