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19th Century French Painting 'Backyard Fight', Unsigned

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19th century French Painting 'Backyard Fight', Unsigned France, later 19th century Oil on Board, Apparently unsigned. This 19th-century French painting, titled 'Backyard Fight,' is a delightful example of genre painting from the later 19th century. The painting depicts a highly detailed and amusing scene of two boys engaged in a fight in a backyard landscape. One boy is shown facing outward, with his fists clenched, ready for the fight. The other boy has his back to the viewer, and there is a humorous detail of a split in his pants, adding a touch of lightheartedness to the scene. The seated dog to the left acts as the observant referee, adding an additional playful element to the composition. The painting is executed on a nicely prepared wood panel, which provides a stable surface for the artist's brushwork. Although the painting is apparently unsigned, the level of detail and skillful execution suggests the work of a talented artist. The painting is presented in a giltwood frame, which enhances its overall presentation and adds a touch of elegance. The frame measures 11 inches in width and 13 inches in height, while the board itself measures 7.5 inches in width and 9.5 inches in height. This genre painting captures a charming moment of childhood play and humor. The attention to detail in depicting the expressions and gestures of the boys, as well as the dog acting as the referee, adds depth and narrative to the scene. Overall, this 19th-century French painting, 'Backyard Fight,' showcases the skill of the artist in capturing a playful and humorous moment in time. It is a wonderful example of genre painting and would make a delightful addition to any collection or as a decorative piece in a home or office setting Board measures 7.5-inches wide x 9.5 inches high Framed 11-inches wide x 13-inches high
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 13 in (33.02 cm)Width: 11 in (27.94 cm)Depth: 1.5 in (3.81 cm)
  • Style:
    Sporting Art (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1880s
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 8989 / SDHU5T03151stDibs: LU2592334549092
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