Antique (and modern) drawings are in!
An outstanding French drawing from the mid 19th Century, circa 1850.
The piece is Incredibly detailed and was obviously done by a superior artist.
It shows a French country scene: a wooden bridge among ancient trees, crossing a small brook, with a peasant woman carrying wheat in a basket.
The woman wears one of these antique white bonnets we all love! , a long cotton skirt, a fichu, and wooden clogs.
The piece is done on artist's paper, with what seems like a thin charcoal pencil, and has been conceived like an antique vignette, with a kind of invisible circular limit.
The piece will will be perfect with many decors: Country French, Boudoir, Paris Apt, Rustic, Romantic, even Contemporary.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 15" Width: 13".
CONDITION: Really good. No loss. No tears. Sheet folded at the back.
Will be shipped "Registered" Airmail (very safe) under thick layers of cardboard with insurance and signature at delivery.
Antique (and modern) drawings are in. The trend started about 2 years ago, took off with the appeal of French Academic nude drawings, and is not showing any signs of abating. It is a definitely a good time to acquire these antique pieces. Drawings make delightful transitions between paintings in a home,match with any color! and reinforce the refinement of any art collection.
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