Old Oil Painting After Sir John Everett Millais Young Girl Portrait Cherry Ripe

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2019-03-22 15:31:19

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  • 1 Large Fine Art Old Antique 19th Century Oil Painting Beautiful Young Girl Portrait Signed Framed.  
  • After Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet born 8 June 1829 died 13 August 1896. 
  • He was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. 
  • By the mid-1850s Millais was moving away from the Pre-Raphaelite style to develop a new form of realism in his art.  
  • His later works were enormously successful, making Millais one of the wealthiest artists of his day. 
  • Millais also achieved great popularity with his paintings of children, notably Cherry Ripe used in Pears Soap advertising.
  • Set in an amazing dark & gilt frame with fine detailed acanthus decorations. 
  • Subject portrait of a young blue eyed child girl sitting by foxglove flowers & a bowl of cherries.  
  • She is wearing a magnificent period silk white dress with ruffled bonnet hat, pink slippers & black wrist gloves.  
  • With extreme accuracy of execution, beautiful controlled quality brushstrokes. 
  • This painting is of exceptional highest quality by a very accomplished great master French artist.   
  • The use of vibrant colours is sensational, you can feel like you can touch the dress.  
  • A statement piece for your home. 
  • It is distinctively signed by a French school artist A Layge. 
  • Oil on canvas.  
  • Bought from a private seller in Paris.   
  • A great investment item.   
  • Circa late century 19th century late 1890s.   
  • Offered in overall fine old charming used condition. 
  • Canvas could be enhanced with a professional clean. 
  • With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display.     International worldwide shipping is available via ebay's global shipping programme centre.  
  • Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou. 
  • Cash on collection is welcome.  
**Dimensions in inches & centimetres of frame approx **
37.5" High (95cm) 
26" Wide (66cm)                                                                                                                   
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