Auguste Toulmouche Figurative Painting - Declaration of Love - 19th Century French Belle Epoque Portrait Oil Painting
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Auguste Toulmouche
Declaration of Love - 19th Century French Belle Epoque Portrait Oil Painting

1880

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This is a fine 19th century oil on canvas depicting an elegant Parisienne beauty in an opulent salon interior contemplating the contents of a love letter by the celebrated French painter Auguste Toulmouche 1829-1890. ‘Declaration of Love’ is signed by the artist and dated 1880. The painting hangs is a fine quality Louis XV design giltwood frame. Every work of art sold by Academy Fine Paintings is offered in the finest condition it can be for its age, having just been professionally cleaned and re-varnished by one of the UK's most experienced fine art conservators. Clients should also note that all packaging and tracked and signed-for priority international shipping is complimentary. Alongside his great contemporaries Alfred Stevens 1823-1906 and Frédéric Soulacroix 1825-1879, Auguste Toulmouche became famous for his detailed depictions of richly clad young women in luxurious Paris interiors. Toulmouche first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1848, winning the first of many medals. Four years later his fame was secured when his painting ‘La Fille’ was purchased by the emperor Napoleon III. Auguste Toulmouche was awarded the Legion d’Honneur in 1870. Dimensions: (framed) 80cm x 61cm (31½” x 24”) Dimensions: (canvas only) 65cm x 48cm (25½” x 19”) Medium: Oil on canvas. Provenance: Private collection. Presentation: Louis XV design giltwood frame. Condition: Excellent. Newly professionally cleaned and re-varnished. Ready to hang.

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  • Artist
    Auguste Toulmouche (1829 - 1890, French)
  • Creation Year
    1880
  • Medium
  • Dimensions
    H 31 in. x W 24 in. x D 3 in.H 78.74 cm x W 60.96 cm x D 7.62 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Gerrards Cross, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU74134909362
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