‘Une Liaison Dangereuse’ by Félix Cassel (1801-1849). The painting is signed by the artist, and presented in a superb quality newly commissioned 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.
Pierre André Victor Félix Cassel trained at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Antoine-Jean Gros. Between 1827 and 1848 he exhibited 22 paintings at the Paris Salon, a number of which are now in the ownership of the French government and on display in public buildings across France.
Dimensions: (framed) 60cm x 71cm (23½” x 28”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 46cm x 56cm (18” x 22”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Formerly with Spenser S.A. Fine Art, Bond Street, London circa 1950; thence in 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.