A fine oil on canvas paintings by Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel (1839-1929) “The Acquisition” signed and dated 1875 and Inscribed on a label verso.
The painting delightfully presents an expansive scene of a vast palace interior with gentlemen in period costumes pondering a new acquisition.
The artist used very vibrant colours to add some mystery to the scenery and contrast the vivid light in the back-ground.
Housed in its beautiful and original giltwood frame.
Haynes Fine Art of Broadway, England.
In excellent condition the painting and frame having been carefully cleaned in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 88 x Width 112 x Depth 9 – Frame
Height 60 x Width 84 – Canvas
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 11 inches x Width 3 foot, 8 inches x Depth 3 inches – Frame
Height 2 feet x Width 2 foot, 9 inches – Canvas
Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel (19 May 1839 – 25 February 1929)
was a French painter. He was born in Genêts, France, and had his artistic training under Jean-Léon Gérôme, whose style he followed. His paintings are in the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Nantes and the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rouen. He specialized in historical genre paintings. At a 2012 Sotheby’s auction, one of his paintings, The Practice Recital, was sold for US $86,500.
Our reference: A2339