Une Fille de Filature - 19th Century French Portrait Oil Painting

£5950

‘Une Fille de Filature’ by Charles Louis Lucien Müller (1815-1892). The painting is signed by the artist and dated 1862 and hangs in a newly commissioned bespoke gold metal leaf frame.

 

All our paintings are sold in the finest condition they can be for their age having been professionally cleaned, conserved and re-varnished. Clients should also note that tracked and signed for international shipping is complimentary.

 

Charles Louis Muller entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1831 where he studied under Baron Gros and Léon Cogniet. Three years later he began exhibiting at the Salon where he would contribute paintings each year for the rest of his working life. Muller was awarded numerous medals of honour at the Salon including first-class medals in 1848 and 1855. He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur in 1849, and an Officer in 1850. Perhaps the crowning achievement of Muller’s career came when he was commissioned to decorate ceilings in the Louvre Museum with four compositions representing periods in the history of French art.

 

Dimensions: (framed) 68cm x 88cm (27” x 34½”)

Dimensions: (canvas only) 49cm x 69cm (19¼” x 27¼”)

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Provenance: Private UK collection.

Presentation: Newly commissioned bespoke gold metal leaf 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, restored, and re-varnished. Ready to hang.

 

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