Helen Mabel Trevor (Irish, 1831-1900)
'A little Medusa' - portrait of a young girl in a blue shirt
signed 'Helen Mabel Trevor' l.l., inscribed 'A little Medusa, Venice' u.r., oil on canvas
43 x 30cm
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Sold for £1,800
Oil on canvas which is unlined. The canvas tension is slightly slack and there are minor undulations across the surface. Two small damages to the canvas have been patched on the reverse and crudely retouched. There are some long, diagonal lines in the upper half of the paint layer, it is unclear what has caused these. Overall the paint layer is in a good condition. There is a thin varnish layer which does not completely cover the panting and is applied in a brushy manner. The inside of the glass of the frame is dirty inside and out.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 31st Mar 2021
We are very excited to share the online catalogue for our forthcoming Fine Interiors sale featuring almost 900 lots of furniture, works of art, paintings and silver. Our first sale of 2021 offers a selection of the very best in classical and contemporary furnishings from all over the globe, including a strong showing of country and vernacular pieces, as well as vibrant and bright Chinoiserie and florally themed lots, which are perfect for the beginning of Spring and the more hopeful months to come.
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