It also bears label from New House Galleries. The painting is perhaps his finest quality work that has been available outside of a museum where his best works hang.This piece depicts an amorous Admiral and adoring woman with flowers in the background. The painting is in excellent condition. It is fresh from an estate where it was housed carefully for the last 80 years.
It is housed behind glass for protection, with the proper spacing bars. Because it is on wood (and not on canvas), the glass is perfectly acceptable, but it can be removed easily if desired. The frame has some toning to finish and faint scratches.
On verso, commensurate with age and use. The approximate image size 12" x 15 3/4", frame 21" x 25 3/4". Charles Delort was born in Nimes, France, on February 4, 1841 and spent the early part of his life in the area around Bordeaux. At the age of 12 he entered the naval Academy, but the strict training was not to his liking and he soon left. Duhousset, the Professor of Design at the college of Lorient, in Brittany and studied with him for a short time.It soon became clear to Charles that Duhoussets mission was to prepare and persuade him to enter military school (lEcole de etat-major). He left his studies in Brittany and headed for Paris. Delort arrived in Paris in 1859 and thanks to the recommendation of Gérôme (a family friend), he entered the studio of Gleyre where he made rapid progress. It was during his training with Gleyre that George Pradel noted in. Paris 1883, where Delort acquired. Those warm, refined, yet vigorous octaves of color which we are to find at a later period in all his work. In 1862 Gérôme sailed for Egypt and Delort, seeing the opportunity for a close relationship with the master, accompanied him.
With Gérôme as his mentor and guide, Delort was able to complete an important series of studies during the journey and upon returning to Paris, he entered the competition for the. Delort spent the next few years in his retreat at Marlotte, where he studied and worked on his technique. In 1866 he was ready to exhibit and made his debut at the Paris Salon with his work. The work was a great success and as he continued to exhibit his popularity rose collectors and dealers soon learned the way to his studio in Marlotte. In 1875 he exhibited his most celebrated work The.
Embarcation of Manon Lescaut for Louisiana. Which won him a medal. It was from this point that he seems to have devoted his career to scenes of the 18th century. This quote is for the Continental U.
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