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Contemplation of Beauty by Emile David

$2,465.00
Est. Arrival: Nov 25 - Nov 28
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COLOR red/yellow/green/gray; frame, gold
CONDITION Very Good; edge rubbing
DIMENSIONS 12.5" L x 1.25" W x 14.5" H
ERA Antique: 19th century
MADE OF oil on mahogany panel; frame, wood
SKU 77496611
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL Nov 25 - Nov 28
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A 1986 graduate of Christie's Fine Arts in London, Anthony McNaught headed the fine arts department of a West Coast auction house for three years before opening his own gallery in 1989. He selects each work with care because he believes that fine paintings become heirlooms, enriched with our shared memories. In his own words, "Many things come and go. Art abides."
Why we love this
19th-century cabinet-sized oil painting of a maid-servant contemplating a bust of the Venus de Milo. Signed lower left, "E. David" for Emile-François David (Swiss, 1824-1894), painted circa 1870. David studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Geneva and with Gleyre in Paris. His work is held in the permanent collections of European museums. Displayed in a carved giltwood frame. Panel: 7.5"L x 0.25"W x 14.5"H. Frame: 12.5''L x 1.25"D x 14.5"H. Edge rubbing.
About the Seller
A 1986 graduate of Christie's Fine Arts in London, Anthony McNaught headed the fine arts department of a West Coast auction house for three years before opening his own gallery in 1989. He selects each work with care because he believes that fine paintings become heirlooms, enriched with our shared memories. In his own words, "Many things come and go. Art abides."
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