Gwenny Griffiths (1867-1954)

Artist Name Gwenny Griffiths (1867-1954)
Title Portrait of Henry James Bath
Description A fine oil/pastel on paper laid on canvas which dates to 1902 by Gwenny Griffiths who was in her day a fairly famous and renowned Welsh female artist. The portrait depicts a beautiful young boy, Henry James Bath. A super painting in good condition in its original late 19th century gilded frame. The work is framed as an oval. Details verso.
Provenance Provenance. Family estate. Chapman Bros London.
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 17 x 22 inches
Frame Framed as an oval in a fine gallery frame which is approx 29 by 20 inches. In excellent condition.
Condition Excellent condition
Biography Gwenny Griffiths (1867-1954). Griffiths was a British, 19th – 20th century, female artist born in Swansea. She was a painter of portraits and flowers. Griffiths was a pupil of Alphonse Legros in London and a student at the Académie Julian in Paris. She began to exhibit in 1892 in London, at Suffolk Street, and then regularly at the Royal Academy. She also featured at the Salon de Paris in 1914, and sometimes exhibited at the Salon Nemzeti in Budapest.
 
Price £1975
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