Art

Art

The selection of paintings is offered with quality and originality in mind, some of these from better known artists, always attractively priced.

With central portrait of a lady in a bonnet in tones of red and white, this portrait is on a wonderfully rich blue guilloche ground, set in square ormolou frame with fleur de lys and palmettes border. Signed to left

Country of Origin: France
Circa 1880
$ 4,000

These French enamel portraits (mostly by Limoge) are most prized and labour intensive, taking days of application with many layers of glass in several colours to achieve a delicate shimmering effect, under foil painting is then done to reach the final result.