‘Hera’ by Eduard Niczky (1850-1919). A fine 19th century neoclassical portrait of the Greek queen of the gods depicted in her golden diadem and yellow robe. The painting is signed by the artist 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.
Eduard Niczky trained at the Kassel Art Academy before moving to Munich in 1871 to study under Arthur von Ramberg at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Over the next 30 years he built an international reputation of as gifted and versatile painter of historical subject pictures, portraits, landscapes and still lifes.
Dimensions: (framed) 67cm x 87cm (26½” x 34¼”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 49½cm x 69½cm (19½” 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. Professionally cleaned and re-varnished. Ready to hang.