1 Large Genre Pastel Artwork Drawing 19th Century Oval French Neapolitan Young Woman Feeding Goat Flowers.
Pastel on paper backed with canvas.
Title "Woman Feeding Flowers To A Goat".
Front profile view of the attractive nubile young woman who is dressed in a blue & white traditional country dress wearing a vibrant textured red headscarf, she is gazing down looking at the goat tenderly whilst gracefully holding flowers & gently feeding them to the eager goat, with a heavenly beautiful blue & white sky in the background.
The pastel colours are strong & bold.
Set in decorative 19th century gilt gesso oval frame with protective glass front cover.
Circa 19th century
"Provenance bought from Gorringes Auction lot 1667 in the Gorringes weekly antiques & book sale on Monday 23rd August 2021".
Offered in fine used worn condition.
Artwork surface in mainly good condition having only some scattered dirt stain marks in places and some small tears near the edges which have been repaired.
The frame has various signs of old repairs, paint touch ups, cracking, scuffs chip losses in places commensurate with usage & old age.
The back has new brown adhesive tape to secure the drawing in place.
With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home wall display.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approximate
37.37" High (96cm)
31.49" Wide (80cm)
2.75" Depth (7cm)
I Attribute this piece to Fantin Latour Theodore 1805-1872 but another artist may have made it.
Large Pastel 19th Century Oval French "Neapolitan Young Woman Feed Goat Flowers"