A beautifully detailed oil on canvas depicting a full length portrait of a girl reading a book as she descends the steps of a country house front entrance. The fair-haired girl wearing an exquisitely painted pale blue dress with gold detailing and holding a large format open book. Signed and dated to the lower step,''F. Leighton 1893'' , h oused in a fine original composition frame , ready to hang.
The condition appears to be excellent and original with no overpainting nor restoration. The signature and date also appears to be contemporary with the painting.Approximate image dimensions are: 21'' x 12'' (53cm x 30cm). From the long established collection of a large country house in Kent, England. Please do ask questions as required and do also see my other listings of 17th century through to early 20th century art and collectibles. With a long association amongst the world of fine art and antiques, I have excellent sources of fine paintings and individual antiques. All of my items are researched, where possible, ensuring my buyers receive items that meet their expectations. Please do contact me and I will be happy to help. The item "Frederick Leighton British Portrait of a Girl & Book, Large Antique Oil Painting" is in sale since Thursday, September 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "angelic-fine-arts" and is located in Norwich. This item can be shipped worldwide.