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‘Eve in paradise’, oil on canvas

‘Eve in paradise’, oil on canvas

French School, 19th century

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Description

A very powerful 19th century French School oil on canvas depicting Eve in paradise including its original frame.

‘School’

French school, Dutch school, Italian school and so much more. The word ‘school’ is used with various meanings and often to describe a certain type of painting style.

In its narrowest sense, the word ‘school’ can denote a group of painters who worked under de influence of another artist. A great example is the ‘school of Leonardo da Vinci’ were a large group of artists worked in the studio of, or under the influence of, Leonardo da Vinci. They are also known as ‘The Leonardeschi’.

In its widest sense, the word ‘school’ can denote a whole country of painters and describe a typical style which reflects the painters of that country. An example is ‘Italian school’ or ‘French school’. In another sense, the word ‘school’ can also denote a certain region of a country. The ‘Venetian school’ applies to painters who worked under local influence or with general similarities in color or technique. Famous examples of ‘Venetian school’ artists are Lazzaro Bastiani (1430-1512), Giovanni Bellini (1430 – 1516) and Giulio Campi (1500-1572).

‘Eve in paradise’, oil on canvas

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Additional information

SKU

2022A188

Availability

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This item is sold including it's frame

Dimensions including frame

48 x 42 x 6 centimeters

Dimensions excluding frame

37 x 30 centimeters

Frame condition

The frame is original and specially made for this work of art. The frame has stood the test of time and is in fair condition with clear traces of wear and tear and visible damages.

Technique

Oil on canvas

Artist/School

French School

Title

'Eve in paradise'

Subject/Style

Portraits

Origin

France

Period

19th century

Signature

Unsigned

Condition

Clear traces of wear and tear and signs of aging are visible. Small dots of paint loss are visible.

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