‘Daydreams’ by Charles Landseer R.A. (1799-1879). This large portrait of an elegant society beauty is signed by the artist with monogram and presented in a newly commissioned gold metal leaf frame.
As with all the paintings we sell it is offered in the finest, unlined condition it can be for its age having just been professionally cleaned, conserved and re-varnished. Clients should also note that tracked and signed for international shipping is complimentary.
Charles Landseer entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1816 where he was taught by the eminent R.A. Henry Fuseli (1741-1825). Landseer found great success with his literary and historical scenes that were characterised by their fine execution and historical accuracy. Between 1922 and 1879 he exhibited 73 paintings at the Royal Academy, 26 at the British Institution, and 11 with the Royal Society of British Artists at the Suffolk Street Gallery.
Charles Landseer became an associate in of the Royal Academy in 1837 and a full academician in 1845. Between 1851 and 1873 he held the prestigious position of Keeper of the Royal Academy.
Dimensions: (framed) 72cm x 85cm (28¼” x 33½”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 58cm x 72cm (23” x 28¼”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Private 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: Good. Newly professionally cleaned, restored, and re-varnished. Stretcher lines and craquelure commensurate with age. Unlined. Ready to hang.