William Oliver (1823-1901)
|Artist Name||William Oliver (1823-1901)|
|Title||Portrait of a Spanish Beauty|
|Description||This lovely Victorian portrait oil painting is by British exhibited artist William Oliver. Painted circa 1890 the painting is of a Spanish Beauty - a seated portrait of a beautiful young woman holding a black fan. A really charming image and a fine large example of his work with excellent Christies London provenance.
Signed lower left.
|Provenance||Christie's stamps verso.|
|Size||28 x 36 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a complimentary frame 44 inches by 36 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||William Oliver (1823-1901). Painter. Based in London he painted figurative and genre subjects. Among the works he exhibited at the Royal Academy were 'A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever', 'A Love Test', and 'The Secret Discovered'.|