Mary Rischgitz (exh. 1883-1906)
|Artist Name||Mary Rischgitz (exh. 1883-1906)|
|Title||Single Dahlias Bouquet|
|Description||This wonderful exhibited British Victorian floral still life oil painting is by female artist and flower painter Mary Rischgitz. Painted in 1886 it was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1887. It is a stunning opulent bouquet of delicate single dahlias in shades of red and white in a stunning brass vase on a table. A really lovely painting harking back to the Golden Age of Dutch flower paintings, by a gifted female artist who exhibited extensively throughout her artistic career.
Signed lower left.
|Provenance||Exhibited: Royal Academy 1887 No. 193 'Single Dahlias'. Ex Christies 1999 and 2001.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||30 x 40 inches|
|Frame||Housed in an ornate gilt frame, 48 inches by 38 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Mary Rischgitz (Exh. 1883-1906) was a London based flower and portrait painter. Daughter of Edouard Rischgitz, a Swiss born artist who moved to London. She was a prolific exhibitor: Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham 6, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool 3, Manchester City Art Gallery 1, Royal Academy 7, Royal Society of British Artists 7, Royal Institute of Oil Painters 2, Society of Women Artists 2.|