A Summer Arrangement - 19th Century Floral Still Life Oil Painting


‘A Summer Arrangement’ by Louis Silas (1860-1937). The painting is signed by the artist and hands in a fine quality gold metal leaf frame.


As with all of the original antique oil paintings we sell it is offered in excellent condition, having just been professionally cleaned, restored and re-varnished. Clients should also note that tracked and signed for international shipping is complimentary.


Luis Ferdinand Silas was a London-born painter of highly colourful floral still lifes that stylistically owed much to both the traditions of the Dutch Old Masters and French Post Impressionists. In 1883 he married the celebrated Russian opera singer Letizia Sara Paggi. Their son, Ellis (who studied with both his father Louis Silas and his friend James Whistler) went on to become a distinguished war artist.


Dimensions: (framed) 67cm x 77cm (26¼” x 30¼”)

Dimensions: (canvas only) 52cm x 62cm (20½” x 24½”)

Medium: Oil on Roberson artist’s board.

Provenance: Private UK collection.

Presentation: Good quality gold metal leaf frame.

Condition: Excellent. Newly professionally cleaned and re-varnished. Ready to hang.



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