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Eva Gonzalès, 1849-1883
Little Girl Sitting, c.1877
Original signed watercolour
French Impressionist
Paper Size: 15.5 x 22.5 cm (6” x 9 ”)
Framed: Old black lacquer frame with gold rim good condition for the age
Good condition

Listed French Impressionist Artist

DESCRIPTION: This is an excellent portrait of a charming little peasant girl sitting on the path with her basket. The artist has captured the child's innocence as she looks through her bright eyes, her fair complexion captured in the light with rosy red cheeks. The watercolour was probably created as a study for the known Artist’s painting “Children Playing on Sand Dunes, Grandcamp”, 1877-1878, in the National Gallery of Ireland.

Provenance: The picture purchased from the Private Owner with no document and is sold ‘as is’.

Biography:
Eva Gonzales (1849-1883) Listed French Impressionist. In 1865 she began her professional art training and took lessons in drawing from the society portraitist Charles Chaplin and became a pupil of the artist Edouard Manet in February 1869. Until 1872, she was strongly influenced by Manet but later developed her own, more personal style.

Price: 300.00




 
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