Jules Scalbert (1851-1928)

Artist Name Jules Scalbert (1851-1928)
Title Nude Women in Boudoir
Description This charming Victorian nude portrait oil painting is by noted French artist Jules Scalbert. Painted circa 1900, two young women are going about their toilet and dressing in a rather beautifully adorned boudoir. Their pearly white skin is almost glowing against the darker colours of the furnishings and fabrics in the room. A lovely little painting.
Indistinctly signed.
Provenance Sotheby's London, March 15th 1989, Lot No 93.
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 13 x 16 inches
Frame Housed in a frame, 22 inches by 19 inches and in good condition.
Condition Good condition.
Biography Jules Scalbert (1851–1928) was born in Douai, France in 1851. He was a pupil of Isidore Pils and Henri Lehmann. He depicted historical and genre scenes, allegorical subjects, figures, flowers, and worked in pastel technique. The artist started exhibiting at Paris Salon in 1876, afterwards showed his works in Salon des Artistes Francais, of which he became a member in 1883. Scalbert obtained an honorary award in 1889 as well as medals in 1891 and 1901. His works achieve remarkable prices (as high as US$80,000) at international auctions.
Price SOLD