William James Laidlay. Presumed Portrait of Tolstoy, pastel


William James LAIDLAY (1846-1912)

Portrait présumé de Léon Tolstoï (Presumed Portrait of Leo Tolstoy)

Pastel on paper
Signed and dated lower right

Height : 50 cm (19-1/2 in.) - Width : 33 cm (13 in.)
Frame : 76 x 56 cm (30 x 22 in.)

Abrasions on upper border

Laidlay was a student of Bourguereau at Beaux-Arts of Paris (School of Fine arts). He exhibited at the Salon of French Artists from 1880-1912 and Royal Academy in London.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014010216