Antique Painting by Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel "The Acquisition" 1875 19th C

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Object Description

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.

Provenance:
Haynes Fine Art of Broadway, England.

Condition:
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

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