French School circa 1790. Portrait of Lady Musician


FRENCH SCHOOL circa 1790

Portrait d'une muscienne tenant la participation de la Sonate per Cembalo da Fco Beck (Portrait of Lady Musician Holding the Music Score of Sonate per Cembalo da Fco Beck)

Oil on canvas

Height : 72,5 cm (28-1/2 in.) - Width : 59 cm (23-1/4 in.).
Frame : 87 x 72,5 cm (34-1/4 x 28-1/2 in.).

Bearing an inscription upper right M de Cater, dame de Cornic / Duchene.

Condition report:
On its canvas and stretcher of origin. On verso four strips relate to accidents: one on hat’s upper feather, one on drapery directly over the sonata, one on right armchair, and last on dress’s lower center. Few minor losses (drapery, sonata and right arm). Re-painting on upper section along the inscription. Litharge presence, mainly on background of upper section.

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013050498