Charming, huge, old French Provincial School oil painting on canvas of an 18th Century lady in a red dress and big hairdo playing an early French, elongated body, guitar. Inscription on the upper border appears to say:
Étonnante par ses écrits plaine des vertus dont au ciel l'ange brille
Je l'aime quand je la lis le trouve sublime au sein de se famille
A real find, perfect to add instant character and atmosphere to an informal, vintage - antique décor style setting such as a home, bistro, wine bar or boutique. Painting is unsigned and has paint flaking, crackle, small losses, in-painting and needs to be cleaned. Additional photos available. Shipped professionally packed fully insured with tracking number. Flexible shipping options depending on your location.
Measurements: 41" tall by 32" (104 cm by 81 cm) wide approximately.
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