Portrait Fixed Under Glass English Woman XVIII Century

Painting under glass is a difficult artistic technique that is executed directly on a sheet of glass.
The glass supports the paint like a canvas. Thus the glass serves both as a support and as a protective varnish. It is a “cold” painting technique so the process does not require baking.

Portrait of a young woman with a pig’s head

Would this represent his mood or his generous temperament?

This young woman wears a blue dress and a blue ribbon tied in her hair. In his right hand is an object whose handle is made of silver and mother-of-pearl.

19th Century

Portrait Of An Ouled Naïl

The Ouled Naïl tribe is a semi-nomadic tribe that is still located today in the mountain ranges of central Algeria. Around 1830 during the colonial era, the tribe fascinated artists. Many stories tell of the beauty of these women.

Children’s game, 1775

The portrait of a child became a popular genre in Europe in the 16th century, it was during the Age of Enlightenment that it developed in France. However, the petite models are still often subject to the codes of the official portrait, showing them in their most cultured aspect.

Moreover, the child is never alone if it is not the exceptional child who is a royal child or the Child Jesus.
The canvas represented is of high quality and extremely rare because children are represented with toys.

This canvas can bring us closer to the realities and their daily life in the 18th century

On the left side of the painting, signature 1775 and illegible signature

Oil on canvas
France 1775

Royal child, Spain XVIIth century

Baroque painting representing the portrait of a child in royal dress.
The crimson scarf that goes from the shoulder to the hip is a fashion of the royal court of Spain in the 17th century.

Frame carved in gilded wood

Follower of Velasquez (1599-1660)
Late XVII Spain


Portrait of a young woman

Oil on canvas depicting a young woman with bare shoulders against a landscape background.

Frame carved in gilded wood
Early 19th century