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Antiques Council

MEMBER

JOHN DICKENSON

(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

 

Reference:

Dictionary of British Art Volume IV: Victorian Painters, Christopher Wood, Antique Collectors’ Club, 1995, Vol. 1, p. 140; et al.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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