This is a large fine 19th century oil on canvas depicting a harem girl or odalisque reclining in an Oriental seraglio by an artist of the circle of the famous French painter Henri Adrien Tanoux (1865-1923). The painting hangs in a superb quality gadrooned neoclassical frame covered in gold metal leaf.

 

As with all of the original antique oil paintings we sell it is offered in excellent condition, having just been professionally cleaned and re-varnished.

 

Henri Adrien Tanoux studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Paris where he was a pupil of Léon Bonnat. He exhibited his works regularly at the Paris Salon, of which he became an Associate in 1905.

 

Dimensions: (framed) 108cm x 83cm (42½” x 32½”)

Dimensions: (canvas only) 89cm x 65cm (35” x 25½”)

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Provenance: Private UK collection.

Presentation: Fine gold metal leaf neoclassical frame. All of the new frames we commission are especially made for us to order by one of the UK’s top period frame makers.

Condition: Excellent. Newly professionally cleaned and re-varnished. Ready to hang. We do not sell dirty, damaged or unframed works of art.

Conservation: All of our picture conservation is carried out by Fine Art Restoration (est.1974), a third-generation fine art conservator with more than 40 years’ experience.

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