This striking oil on board painting depicts a young woman with braided strawberry blond hair looking straight at the artist, who captures her wistful almost pensive mood. The tone of her skin and hair are very fresh and rosy. The muted light blue background adds to the general mood of the painting. The painting is in good stable condition with some faint craquelure on one side. The painting is housed in a contemporary wood and gilt frame.
Measurements are: sight size is 11 5/8" by 7 5/8", frame is 17" by 13".
French Oil Painting Portrait of a Young Woman