Century oil on canvas depicting a girl Italian girl sitting by a fountain peeling an apple by the eminent French academic painter. La Fille à la Fontaine. Is signed by the artist and presented in a good quality giltwood neoclassical frame. As with all of the original antique oil paintings we sell it is offered in the very finest condition it can be for its age.Having just been professionally cleaned and re-varnished. In 1837 Jacques-Eugène Feyen began studying under Paul Delaroche. At the École des Beaux-Arts. Between 1841 and 1882 he exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon and was awarded medals in 1866 and 1880.
Among Feyens admirers was Vincent van Gogh who described him as one of the few painters who pictures intimate modern life as it really is and does not turn it into fashion plates. When the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in 1913 it was Feyens copy of La Gioconda that temporarily replaced it on the museum wall until Leonardos original was recovered. Jacques-Eugène Feyen was made a Chevalier of the Légion dHonneur in 1881. (canvas only) 79cm x 55cm (31 x 21½).
Newly professionally cleaned, restored, and re-varnished. We do not sell dirty, damaged or unframed works of art. Where necessary the paintings we sell are cleaned and restored by Fine Art Restoration est. 1974 or Simon Gillespie Studio, as seen on BBC Television's'Fake or Fortune' and'Britain's Lost Masterpieces'.Academy Fine Paintings is an international fine art dealership based in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, England. We specialise in 19th century British and European oil paintings and early 20th century Post-Impressionist works by some of the most important artists of the period. My name is Gavin Claxton and in addition to being an art dealer I also work as a fine art expert on BBC television. Great care and much time is taken over the safe transportation of the paintings we sell. No second-hand bubble-wrap and reused cardboards boxes here! Before leaving us, each painting takes us approximately 2 to 3 hours to properly i. Safely and securely package for transport; whether for a journey or 30 miles or 3000. Every painting is first wrapped in acid free paper and then the entire frame is enveloped in deep, dense foam U cushioning. This is then covered in numerous layers of AirCap bubble wrap, which is the best and safest product of its type on the market. The entire package is then bound in black shrink wrap (as used by airline companies) and a final later of waterproof cloth tape is applied to all corners, ends and edges. UK clients are also most welcome to collect from us in South Buckinghamshire. We are very aware that not all of clients are in a position to pay the entire sale price upfront. Paintings will be dispatched to clients only once the total balance has been paid in full. The item "Large Fine Antique 19thC French Oil Painting of Young Italian Girl at Fountain" is in sale since Saturday, January 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".
The seller is "academyfinepaintings" and is located in Gerrards Cross. This item can be shipped worldwide.