Charles Landelle. Portrait of Lady, painting

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Charles LANDELLE (1821-1908)

Portrait of Lady

Oil on canvas signed Ch. Landelle and dated 1847 lower left

Height: 56 cm (22 in.) - Width: 46 cm (18 in.)
Frame: 69 x 59,5 cm (27-1/8 x 23-1/3 in.)

Sized for rectangle shape and re-lined, stretcher with wedges with five modified wedges. Crackling and small stains.

Charles Landelle was from Laval, France and enrolled in Paris’s School of Fine Arts in 1837. He was a student of Paul Delaroche and Ary Scheffer. He was awarded a medal at the Salon of 1841 which was his first participation. He was initially recognized for his portraits and religious subjects. He was admired by Napoleon III thus gaining rapid notoriety and painted portraits for numerous Parisians. Some of his works were purchased by the Emperor. During a diplomatic mission in Morocco, he discovered the Orient which also inspired him. He realized numerous trips to Africa and the Middle East after the 1860s. He exhibited regularly at the Salon.

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