A captivating 19th Century Portrait, of a Parisian Lady in Green; she has a serious but soft expression and is dressed in a beautiful pale mint green with white neckerchief; a mint green ribbon is tied in her dark hair.
Oil on Canvas, original side studding to the stretcher.
Measures: 60.6cm high, 50cm wide.
Inscription verso ‘Blanche, Marie Le Blanc (most likely the sitter)
House (Studio?) Emile Hanoije (most likely the artist name)
Life in (born) 26-5-1845 in Montmorency (a wealthy suburb in Paris).
Died: 24-10-1887 Paris.
*Professionally cleaned and restored by Jenny Dawson MA in Conservation and Restoration of Fine Art. There is some over all typical crackelure typical for a painting of this age.*