ANTIQUE PAINTING, ELEGANTLY MAN PORTRAIT PAINTING, OVAL OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS, 19TH CENTURY. (QR 435)

 

This is a Antique Portrait Artwork,  Antique Portraits proposes a Young Man Elegantly Dressed,

Oil Painting on Canvas, male portraits, young man in oval from the 19th centuryXIXcentury. Antique Paintings. 

Portraits of a young man in an oval shape. The frame and the old painting are restored.

The antique painting is enclosed in a beautiful oval gilded frame restored in pure gold leaf and is coeval with the painting.

The ancient painting is dated 1876 and signed F. de Mertens, Belgian painter, but then naturalized French.

Mertens Fernande (XIX-XX) but also called Mme Jean de Mertens, she was born in Brussels

and from 1879 to 1900 she participated in the "Salon Des Artistes Français".

The artist was awarded an honorary award in 1884. The Toulouse museum kept one of her works entitled: "L'Esclave.

The antique painting has an inscription on the back of the frame with the age of the painted boy, 14 and a half years.

We can consider this Antique Oval Painting, Portraits of  Young Man, Oval Oil Painting On Canvas, 19th Century a beautiful painting.

Painting and Frame Restored | Nineteenth Century | French Antiques | Antiques Oval Portraits |  Ancient Painting

Bibliography: E. Bénézit. Dictionnaire Des Peintres Sculptures Dessinateurs et Graveurs.

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Canvas size: 40 x 34 cm

Size with frame: 52.5 x 46.5 cm

Depth: 5 cm

Weight: 2.4 Kg