(British, 19th century)
AT THE OPERA, 1876
Oil on Canvas
27¼ x 22½ Inches
Initialed Lower Left "J. D."
A fine and substantial, late 19th century study of a young woman shown seated and gazing to the viewer's right, dressed in a formal gown and holding a fan. An elegant character study by this listed London artist who exhibited both at the Royal Academy and Suffix Street Gallery, painted with bravura brush-work and achieving a high degree of psychological penetration.
Displayed in a carved gilt-wood and gesso frame with gilt title-plate.
Framed Dimensions: 40.5"H x 34.25"W x 2.5"D
Dictionary of British Art Volume IV: Victorian Painters, Christopher Wood, Antique Collectors’ Club, 1995, Vol. 1, p. 140; et al.
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