Quality British Old Master Oil Painting. Etty was an English artist best known for his history paintings containing nude figures. He was the first significant British painter of nudes and still lifes. Born in York, he left school at the age of 12 to become an apprentice printer in Hull.He completed his apprenticeship seven years later and moved to London, where in 1807 he joined The Royal Academy Schools. There he studied under Thomas Lawrence and trained by copying works by other artists.
Etty earned respect at the The Royal Academy for his ability to paint realistic flesh tones. Provenance- From a Private Lincolnshire collection. Size- 13.5 by 15 inches approx (340 x 380 mm) including frame, panel 6 by 8 inches approx.Medium- Oils on wooden panel. Frame- Unglazed somewhat delapidated carved wooden frame, some knocks, offered free with the painting. Condition- We would be very happy to hang this one as found. There is the odd slight mark and patch of varnish browning in places. Please rest assured, here at Belvoirfineart the welfare of our customers and our staff are of the utmost priority. It is with this in mind that we are now disinfecting all packing materials as soon as they enter our premises. We wish all of our customers both old and new good health and above all stay safe. Yours Jason, Director, Belvoir Fine Art. Belvoir Fine Art are long established fine art dealers from the East Midlands of England. We have contacts in London and The North West of England meaning we are able to source fresh to the market artwork at affordable prices. Please note every care is taken to ensure photographs accurately represent the item offered for sale. Due to differences in monitor settings and certain internet pages on occasion images may not be an exact match in brightness, colour or contrast to the actual item. Due to the fragile nature of frames, our shippers do not provide compensation for any damage caused during transit. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "WILLIAM ETTY 1787-1849 Antique British Old Master Oil Painting VENUS & CUPID" is in sale since Monday, April 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "belvoirfineart" and is located in The Vale of Belvoir.
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