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Antique Photograph of a Young French Nun Sepia toned by L Jacques Paris Sepia
Located in FR
19th Century Portrait Cabinet Photograph of a young Nun Sepia toned by French Photographer L Jacques of Paris France Stunningly beautiful portrait Antique photograph Mounted on the...
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Late 19th Century Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

19thc century classical French portrait sketch of a North African mans head
Located in Southport, CT
Outstanding small oil on velum sketch of a North African/ Arab head study. The painting is a classic sketch and I'm sure the figure would have been used in a much larger finished w...
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1850s Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

19th Century French Impressionist Period Oil Painting - Portrait of Bearded Man
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, late 19th century, indistinctly monogrammed upper left corner. Title: Portrait of a Bearded Man Medium: oil painting on canvas laid to board, unframe...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Lady (French, 19th c.)
Located in New Orleans, LA
A lovely portrait of a 19th-century French woman, perhaps commissioned by a devoted husband (she has a ring on her right hand, which is more common as a wedding ring in northern and ...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique French Head Portrait Greek Roman Head Bust Portrait Bearded Man
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"The Bust Portrait" French School, 19th century charcoal drawing on paper, unframed painting: 23.5 x 17.75 inches Condition report: The painting is in good and sound condition, th...
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19th Century Renaissance Portrait Paintings

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Charcoal

The Enchantress - Large 19th Century French Belle Epoque Portrait Oil Painting
By Nathaniel Sichel
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
‘The Enchantress’ by Nathaniel Sichel (1843-1907). This large fine 19th century oil on canvas, depicting a dark-haired beauty wearing a crown of holly, is signed by the artist and ha...
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Late 19th Century French School Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Lady French 19th Century Painting Pastel on Canvas
Located in FR
19th Century Portrait of a Lady French Pastel on Canvas c1850-60 Indistinctly signed Unframed This has at some time been removed from its frame there is a small hole as shown in pho...
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Mid-19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Pastel

19th century French portrait painting - Napoleon - Oil on canvas Figure Italy
Located in Varmo, IT
French master of the early 19th century - "Portrait of Napoleon in exile in St. Helen". 109 x 89 cm without frame, 139.5 x 119.5 cm with frame. Oil on canvas, in carved and gilded ...
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Early 19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique French Old Master Sanguine Chalk Drawing Mother & Child portrait
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"Mother & Child" French School, 19th century sanguine chalk drawing on paper, unframed painting: 23.25 x 17.75 inches Condition report: The painting is in good and sound condition,...
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19th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Chalk

French Portrait of an early 19th Century Young Lady
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful portrait of young woman resembling Émilie Louise Marie Françoise Joséphine Pellapra, (French, 11 November 1806 – 22 May 1871), (comtesse de Brigode, princesse de Chimay) h...
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1850s Romantic Portrait Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Painting 19th century French School Genre Scene Interior Portrait
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
French School 19th century Close to François Xavier FABRE (1766-1837) The Princess and The Chaperone Oil on canvas One can read on the reverse "Fabre Fecit" and the name and address ...
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1850s Academic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

En Garde - 19th Century French Belle Epoque Oil Painting Portrait Fencing Girl
By Jean Béraud
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
‘En Garde!’ by Jean Béraud (1849-1936). This fine Belle Epoque portrait of a fashionable young Parisienne escrimeuses is signed by the artist and presented in a bespoke gold metal le...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

ANTIQUE FRENCH IMPRESSIONIST OIL PAINTING - PORTRAIT OF SEATED MAN IN HAT
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, circa 1900. Title: Portrait of a seated man wearing a hat, with a mustache. The work is painted 'en grissaille' deliberately by the artist. Medium: o...
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19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

France Early 19th Century, Portrait of Abbe, oval painting
Located in Paris, FR
France circa 1820 Portrait of an Abbe Oil on canvas, Oval : 59.5 x 49.5 cm Recently relined, in good condition In an old oval frame 69 x 59 cm The frame is a little bit damaged and c...
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1820s Academic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Late 19th Century Realist French School Portrait of a Noblewoman Oil on Canvas
Located in roma, IT
Oil painting on canvas depicting portrait of Nobildonna, French school late 19th century. The painting of extraordinary naturalistic rendering, stands out for the marked photographi...
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Late 19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Fine Antique French Old Master Sanguine Drawing Portrait of Man Flowing Hair
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
"Head Portrait of a Man" French Old Master School, 19th century sanguine chalk drawing on paper, unframed painting: 17 x 23.5 inches Condition report: The painting is in good and s...
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19th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Chalk

Early 19th century French Oval Portrait of a pretty Young Blonde French Girl
Located in Southport, CT
A wonderful Oval oil on canvas portrait of a little girl. Very much in the style of Jean-Baptiste Greuze.
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Early 1800s Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Fine 1880's French Portrait of Dapper Gentleman with Cigar & Top Hat, Signed Oil
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: French School, signed and dated 1889. Title: Portrait of a Gentleman, seated next to his hat and holding a cigar. Medium: oil painting on canvas, framed Size: pain...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Tarot Card Reader, 19th Century French
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
Artist: J. Klarie Title: The Tarot Reader Medium: Oil on Canvas Dimensions: Framed 38 x 32, Unframed 29.5 x 24 The Tarot Card Reader, a 19th Century French scene of a young girl ...
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19th Century French School Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

La Femme en Noir - Large 19th Century French Belle Epoque Oil Painting Portrait
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
‘Le Femme en Noir’ by Eugène Accard (1824-1888). This fine 19th century French full-length portrait of a young Parisienne beauty is signed by the artist and presented in a superb qua...
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1880s French School Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Artist in his Studio - French 19th century art figurative interior oil painting
By Adolphe Monticelli
Located in London, GB
This lovely French 19th century figurative Impressionist oil painting is by Adolphe Monticelli. Painted circa 1870 the painting depicts a group of seven figures amusing themselves in...
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19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Painting 19th century French Academic Old Master
By Timoleon Marie Lobrichon
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
LOBRICHON Timoléon Marie (1831-1914) Women dressed in toga Oil on canvas signed low right and dated 1865 Old frame gilded with gold leaves Dim canvas : 72 X 45 cm (28,34 x 17,71 inch...
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Mid-19th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Young child 19th century baby portrait by French portraitist of Brazilian royals
Located in Norwich, GB
A must for anyone with an interest in 19th century portraiture: a wonderful depiction of a young child with deep blue eyes by the highly acclaimed international society portraitist E...
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1870s Academic Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Original 1890s French Belle Epoque Period Signed Oil Portrait Lady in Pink Dress
By French Belle Epoque
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Portrait of a Lady in Pink French School, indistinctly signed upper right corner dated 1893 oil painting on canvas, unframed canvas: 24 x 19.75 inches condition: very good, a few li...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a French 19th century lady in a gilt and ormolu hand made frame
By Gustave Jean Jacquet
Located in Southport, CT
Gustave Jaquet Jacquet was born on 25th May 1846 in Paris. He was a pupil of Bouguereau and for his debut at the Paris Salon in 1865, he exhibited 'The Reverie' which was very much i...
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1860s Victorian Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Old Master Sanguine Chalk Drawing Head Portrait Figure to the Sky
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Head Portrait Italian School, 19th century sanguine chalk drawing on paper, unframed painting: 23 x 17 inches Condition report: The painting is in good and sound condition, there a...
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19th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Chalk

19th century French Portrait of a Saluki or Borzoi or Gray Hound, Le Grand Duc
Located in Southport, CT
Wonderful 19th-century portrait of a dog, Called Le Grand Duc, Though unsigned the painting is French and dates from the late 19th century. It is an oil on canvas and is of very g...
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1880s Victorian Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Lost in the Woods, 19th Century French Romanticism Painting
By Pierre Jean Edmond Castan
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
Artist: Edmond Pierre Jean Castan Title: Lost in the Woods Medium: Oil on Panel Year of Work: 1875 Signed: Lower Left Dimensions: Framed 18.5" x 16.5" x 3.25" Unframed 6.25" x 4.25"...
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1870s Rococo Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Panel

Portrait of a Lady - French 19th century art Realist drawing woman covered head
Located in London, GB
This is a fine detailed French Naturalistic portrait. Executed on November 2nd 1889 and signed PHL. In good condition. Signed and dated middle right. Provenance. Private collection. ...
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19th Century Naturalistic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Pencil

La Marquesa De Escombreras - French 19thC art female portrait oil painting
By Jules Elie Delaunay
Located in London, GB
An original oil on canvas by the noted French portrait artist Jules-Elie Delaunay. It depicts La Marquesa De Escombreras and was painted in 1889. A really lovely portrait with incred...
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19th Century Victorian Portrait Paintings

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Oil

French school 19th century, Selfportrait "trompe l'oeil", oil sketch
Located in Paris, FR
French school circa 1860 Selfportrait as "trompe l'oeil" and studies of landscape Oil on canvas 54 x 45 cm In a modern frame : 61 x 52 cm This intriguing oil sketch presents itself...
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1860s Romantic Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Woman in a red Dress - French Old Master art oil painting
Located in London, GB
This lovely French Old Master portrait oil painting is attributed to the circle of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. Painted circa 1810 it is a head and shoulders profile of a beautiful...
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19th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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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 Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Lady, 19th Century French School Chalk on Paper
Located in London, GB
French School 19th Century Portrait of a Lady Coloured chalks on paper Image size: 10 x 7 inches Contemporary gilt frame
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19th Century Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Chalk

Josephine de Gallemant (fl.1800-1835) Portrait of a French Lieutenant-Colonel
Located in London, GB
Portrait of a French Lieutenant-Colonel, wearing uniform with medals for the Legion d’Honneur and Order Croix de Fidélité Oil on canvas; signed and dated 1821; held in a period gild...
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19th Century Other Art Style Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

French Breton Lady - British Victorian Post Impressionist portrait oil painting
By William Lee Hankey
Located in London, GB
A stunning British Post Impressionist portrait oil painting by noted British artist William Lee Hankey. He was a very interesting painter who travelled widely throughout Europe capt...
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19th Century Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Young Beauty in red, French painter, signed oil on canvas
Located in Recoleta, CABA
Jules James Rougeron, French artist. Portrait of a young lady, oil on canvas, signed upper right.
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Late 19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Francois Martin Kavel (French, 1861-1931) Portrait of an Elegant Woman Painting
Located in New York, NY
Francois Martin Kavel (French, 1861-1931) Portrait of an Elegant Woman Oil on Canvas Painting, circa 1890, with Original gilt-wood frame. Signed Martin Kavel, lower right. With fra...
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19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Impressionist portrait oil painting Little Girl Paris 19thC French Belle Epoque
By Fernand de Launay
Located in Norwich, GB
A sensitive and charming portrait of a little girl by the highly reputed French portraitist Fernand Raoul Gaston Henryet de Launay (1855-1904). His portrait of the actress Amélie Vil...
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Late 19th Century Academic Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Mahogany, Panel, Wood

"Portrait of Lady in Red on the Terrace," Francois Gerard, French Nobles
Located in New York, NY
Circle of Francois Baron Gerard (French, 1770 - 1837) Portrait of Lady in Red on the Terrace (Purportedly the Duchess D'Coigny), n.d. Oil on canvas 10 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches This painti...
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Early 19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Victorian 1800s period oil portrait painting of French minister of the colonies
By Jean Joseph Weerts
Located in Norwich, GB
A fine intimist portait of Florent Antoine Guillain (1844-1915) - the French maritime engineer who designed a major upgrade to the port of Dunkirk, and rose to a senior level in the ...
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Late 19th Century Academic Portrait Paintings

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Mahogany, Oil, Panel

French School 19th Century, Portrait of a dandy, watercolor on paper
Located in Paris, FR
French School 19th Century, Portrait of a dandy, watercolor on paper 19 x 13 cm Signed (?) with pencil lower right "L ... " illegible Framed : 29 x 23 cm
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1880s Romantic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

French 19th Century Romantic Period 1830s Paris Society Beauty Portrait
By Adele Grasset
Located in Norwich, GB
A astounding portrait of a society beauty by Adele Grasset (active ca 1830-1850). With an open face and and lightly smiling lips, she is wearing a gown typical of the romantic period...
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1830s Academic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal, Gouache

Young Woman with Straw Hat, French Female Portrait, Oil on Canvas, Signed, Frame
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Young Woman in Straw Hat" by Adolphe Piot is a 22" x 18" oil on canvas portrait painting. It is signed "A. Piot" in the lower right and it is in its original frame. Provenance: Pri...
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Late 19th Century Romantic Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century A Portrait of Rousseau After Maurice-Quentin de La Tour
Located in London, GB
After Maurice-Quentin de La Tour A Portrait of the Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) Pastel on paper This fine19th century pastel portrait of the philosopher Rousseau ...
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Mid-19th Century French School Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel

19th Century Portrait of a Lady French Original Pencil Drawing signed 1883
Located in FR
19th Century Portrait of a Lady French Pencil Drawing signed and dedicated 1883 In its original oval ebonised frame Decicated on the back paper 'Ce Portrait est destinee a Louise La...
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1880s Victorian Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

French 19th Century Romantic Period 1830s Parisian Lady Portrait Madame Seguin
By Adele Grasset
Located in Norwich, GB
A stunning portrait of a Parisian beauty from the romantic period by Adele Grasset (active ca 1830-1850). With her intelligent eyes and determined look, doesn't this lady bear great...
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1830s Academic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Charcoal

Portrait of a Seated Lady - French 1880 Victorian art female portrait drawing
Located in London, GB
This lovely pencil and charcoal drawing is attributed to circle of French noted artist Jacques Joseph Tissot. Created around 1880 the drawing is of a woman relaxing on a reclining ch...
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19th Century Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Pencil

French School 19th Century, A Muskeeter, original pencil drawing
Located in Paris, FR
French school 19th Century A Muskeeter Pencil on paper 26.5 x 17 cm Bears a signature "F. Roybet" in the lower right In quite good condition, bears some visible foxings, In an old m...
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1890s Academic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

French Coastal Sunset, possibly near Etretat, Le Havre, dated 1928
Located in Blackwater, GB
French Coastal Sunset, possibly near Etretat, Le Havre, dated 1928 by Alfred Bergström (1869-1930) Fine huge 1928 French Coastal Sunset Landscape, possibly near Le Havre, oil on ca...
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19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

France 19th Century, A young man from the French Revolution era, watercolor
Located in Paris, FR
French Shool, 19th century A Portrait of a young man of the french Revolution era Pen, black ink and watercolor on paper 31 x 20 cm Framed : 49 x 37 cm In good condition, slightly ye...
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1880s Academic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Watercolor

French school 19th century, An italian bandit, 1864, watercolor
Located in Paris, FR
French school 19th century, An italian bandit, 1864, watercolor on paper On the reverse of the sheet (now under the back of the frame) an annotation, "Rome 1864" 25,5 x 21.5 cm (v...
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1860s Romantic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

"Bringing Home the Catch”, French peasant girls, coastal landscape,oil on canvas
Located in Nutfield, Surrey
Gustave-Henri Colin (1828-1910) Colin was apprenticed in 1847 to the landscape painter Constant Dutilleux in Arras. In Paris, he studied under Ary Scheffer and Thomas Couture, ...
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19th Century Post-Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

French Impressionist, Modern, Portrait Lady, Jeany L'Ouvrier, Gasté, signed
By Georges Gasté
Located in Greven, DE
Portrait of a Lady by the French Painter Georges Gasté, signed and dated. The inscription names the Lady as Jeany De L'Ouvrier. French Painting ; Impressionist
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19th Century Impressionist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Canvas, Oil

Early 19th Century French Salon Portrait Drawings, a Pair
Located in Rochester, NY
Pair of antique classical French salon drawings. Charcoal on paper. Illegibly signed. In giltwood frames, early 19th century.
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Early 19th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Charcoal

Portrait Noble Oil on canvas Paint 18/19th Century Art France Baroque Italy
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Ferdinand Karl Christian Jagemann (Weimar 1780 - 1820) Portrait of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Frankfurt am Main 1749 - Weimar 1832), German writer, poet and playwright, and his wife...
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Late 18th Century Old Masters Paintings

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Oil

1970's FRENCH ABSTRACT PORTRAIT - SIGNED & DATED - AMAZING COLOURS
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School/ Date: French School, circa 1970's, indistinctly signed and dated Title: Portrait of a abstract figure Medium & Size: oil painting on board: 27 x 19.5 inches Condit...
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19th Century Abstract Paintings

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Oil

19th Century Portrait of a Woman
Located in Wilson, NC
19th century portrait of a woman is a student copy of a portrait in the Lourve in Paris.
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Antique 1880s French Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

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The Lute Player - 19th Century French Impressionist Nude Portrait Oil Painting
Located in Gerrards Cross, GB
‘The Lute Player’ by Jacques Martin (1844-1910). This large 19th century French oil painting is signed by the artist and presented in a superb quality, newly commissioned, gold metal...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Nude Paintings

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Oil

Orientalist women playing with a Green Parot, French, XIXst century circa 1870
Located in Pasadena, CA
French Orientalist Pastel circa 1870 representing two Women playing with a Green Parrot. An inscription unreadeable on the right low, dated 1870. Originally framed in the XIXst cen...
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Late 19th Century Romantic Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel

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