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Lot 0054
(British b.1867) oil on canvas portrait of a lady dated 1902. monogramed and dated lower right. exceptionally executed life-size portrait in the manner of John Singer Sargent. Note: Griffiths trained at the Royal Academy and worked under Alphonse Legros (France, 1838-1911). She was active and worked in her gallery space at the famous 76 Fulham Road Studio in London #1, Sargent's spaces were #12 & #14. The portrait is said to be of Mrs Ethel Devens. H58 1/2" W49 1/2"

Condition

Good condition. The piece has been relined and stretched professionally. Blacklight shows no sign of in painting however. Some slight crazing to surface which is minimal.

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Gwenney Griffiths

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Jan 21, 2017