The painting is in generally good vintage condition, and has not been recently cleaned and restored. Several old touch ups to the background. The identity of the sitter is not known, but she is undoubtedly a lady from the high noble society, wearing a traditional Victorian era hairdo and dress.
The painting is on it's original hand crafted and very high quality stretcher, bears an inventory number on the back 18798 - 343, which is likely from the state art depository. An interesting and highly desirable work of art. Comes from an old time European family estate. Size of canvas 18 1/2" x 15"' or 47 cm x 39 cm, framed 24" x 20 1/2" or 60 cm x 52 cm. Add a map to your own listings.
The item "ANTIQUE FRENCH OIL PAINTING PORTRAIT SIGNED PAUL ANTOINE DE LA BOULAYE" is in sale since Friday, August 24, 2012. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".The seller is "artiquarius" and is located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. This item can be shipped to United States, Finland, Portugal, Sweden, South Korea, South africa, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Israel, New Zealand, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Germany.: Signed