Lot 69: English School Romantic Women Love Letter Painting
October 29, 2016
Cranston, RI, USALive Auction
Description: ENGLAND, 1750-1850 A fine English School oil on canvas Romantic painting of two women reading love letters. The work exhibits Rococo influence in its depiction of the two women. A female figure is seen seated, wearing a flowing pink gown with flowers and a fan in hand. A second woman with back turned in a black and white dress is reading to the seated subject. A cat is seen to the left seated on a wall. Previously read letters are shown tossed away in the foreground. A beautiful but unsigned work.
Condition Report: Painting could use a cleaning, frame with minor losses.
Dimensions: Canvas measures 23 1/2" by 15 1/2", framed 28 1/2" by 20 1/2"