La Femme en Noir

Gavin Claxton

La Femme en Noir


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'La Femme en Noir' by Eugène Accard (1824-1888).

The painting - which depicts a young Parisienne beauty in a a salon interior - is signed by the artist and presented in a superb quality, bespoke gold metal leaf frame.

As with all the paintings we sell it is offered in the finest 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.

Born in Bordeaux, Eugène Accard moved to Paris to study with the eminent French Academic painter Abel de Pujol (1785-1861) and at École des Beaux-arts with Léon Cogniet (1794-1880). Accard went on to achieve critical and commercial success with his historical subject pictures and portraits of Parisienne society beauties, being particularly famous for his rendering of period costume. Eugène Accard exhibited at the Salon in Paris from 1846 until the year before his death in 1887.

Dimensions: (framed) 70cm x 91cm (27½” x 35¾”)

Dimensions: (canvas only) 52cm x 73cm (20½” x 28¾”)

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Provenance: Private French 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, lined, and re-varnished. Ready to hang.


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