JOHN DICKENSON

(British, 19th century)

AT THE OPERA, 1876

Oil on Canvas

27¼ x 22½ Inches

Initialed Lower Left

Displayed in a carved gilt-wood and gesso frame

with gilt title-plate

 

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, painted with bravura brush-work and achieving a high degree of psychological penetration.

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