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A lady showing some caracter! Oil on canvas.

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paris1925's loves152 of 498Vibra finger... Gum massager!Pair of 18th century needle paintings.
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    Posted 3 years ago

    kyratango
    (420 items)

    I love her!

    She sits on the mantel in our bedroom, I didn't want to hang her, nor having her framed... I feel she must be free :-D

    No signature, had been restored at one time.

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    1. Gillian, 3 years ago
      What size is the painting Kyra? Do you know who painted her?
    2. mikelv85 mikelv85, 3 years ago
      Well she is lovely Kyra. A frame is like jewelry....and every woman loves jewelry. I bet she wouldn't mind a bit if the right one came along. :)
    3. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      She is 38cm wide by 46.5cm high or little under 15" by 18.1/3".
      Thank you Gillian for your interest and love :-)
      I have no idea of the artist, nor the model id, and think I'll never know!

      Many thanks for loving my dear Lady,
      Jean,
      Aura,
      Lisa,
      Melanie and Mike!
    4. Gillian, 3 years ago
      Kyra - you may find out who she is, and who the artist is. I just discovered those things about a picture of mine, bought years, and years ago on visit to Montreal. And at the weekend, there it was. Online, (can't remember where).

      It's a painting done by a group of women from Montreal who formed a painting group, from 1920-1933.

      An exhibition of their paintings is being shown right now until May at the gallery where I live. Not too far to walk to.
    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      So nice that you care for the painting now!
    6. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 3 years ago
      What an amazing portrait! Very fine work of art, kyratango!
    7. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 3 years ago
      Late 1800s, early 1900s?
    8. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Gillian, maybe one day, "par hasard" :-) Thank you!

      Mike, maybe one day :-)

      Phil, thank you!

      Katherine, I can only agree with all your opinions, including era :-) Thank you!
    9. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 3 years ago
      This is wonderful! It makes me want to know more about her. I love old portraits!
    10. Alan2310 Alan2310, 3 years ago
      Beautiful painting kyratango, i love it.
      How the canvas is hold to the stretcher, nail or staple.

      Regards
      Alan
    11. Caperkid, 3 years ago
      Not your every day pose very regal.
    12. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Alan, nails under a glued paper tape. Thank you for your interest :-)
      Caperkid, for sure not a conventional portrait and person! Thanks for your appreciation!
    13. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Searching for French feminist end of 19th, I came to this:
      https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_R%C3%A9my_de_Guebhard

      Photo portraits:
      http://www.nemausensis.com/Nimes/Severine-Guesde/GuesdeSeverine.html

      http://www.parisenimages.fr/fr/galerie-collections/40672-6-portrait-severine-face-severine-1855-1929-caroline-remy-dite-femme-lettres-journaliste-feministe-francaise-photographie-albert-capelle-1890-1895-paris-bibliotheque-marguerite-durand

      What do you think?


    14. martika martika, 3 years ago
      Stunning portrait! And who knows, that lady might be Severine. Surely there is a lot of similarity :)
    15. Gillian, 3 years ago
      No I don't think so. Yours is a very soft looking face, and fine hair. The eyebrows are all wrong as well. Though maybe the artist was just trying to soften up the model. But, I really don't think this is it.
    16. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Right, there are similarities but also differences... Severine was quite a person!
    17. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 3 years ago
      Strong similarity!
    18. Gillian, 3 years ago
      The nose is so very wrong.
    19. OneGoodFind OneGoodFind, 3 years ago
      The 1st pic that shows up looks like a lot of character! The second pic looks much different, depending on my mood I think. It shows some kindness somehow. Still don't think I'd want to mess with her. It's a great piece. Look forward to see if anyone know more about her.
      Thanks for sharing it.
    20. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      OGF, so True :-)
      Thank you for your interest !

      Thanks Sean and all 20 lovers :-))
    21. Celiene Celiene, 2 years ago
      She kind of reminds me of Karen Grassle from Little House On The Prairie.
    22. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Yes, some idea of! Thanks Celiene :-)
    23. Recordmantime Recordmantime, 2 years ago
      love it ..don't know how I didn't see it before, love the brush style by the artist...
    24. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Recordmantime, hi!
      Yes, the artist had a pretty good hand :-)
      No idea who he was, but love this oil too, thank you my friend!
    25. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 2 years ago
      Love her!

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