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SA649442

Portrait Oil Painting Of A Young Woman With A Rose By Alfred Seifert

Price

£4,800 | $6,689 USD | €5,594 EUR
Item Number: SA649442
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Benton Fine Art
This antique has been viewed 20 times in the past month with the most views from Canada.

Description

Alfred Seifert
Czech, (1850 –1901)
Portrait of a Young Woman with a Rose
Oil on panel, signed
Image size: 10.5 inches x 8.25 inches
Size including frame: 22 inches x 19.75 inches
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Alfred Seifert was born in Praskolesy, Bohemia (present day Czech Republic) on 6 September, 1850. His talent as an artist emerged after he started drawing whilst recuperating from a serious illness. He was taught by Karel Würbs the inspector of Estates Gallery at Prague Castle and Alois Kirnig (1840-1911). In 1869, he was admitted into Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, studying under Michael Echter (1812 – 1879), Alexander von Wagner (1838–1919) and Johann Leonhard Raab (1825 – 1899). During this time, he started producing portraits of women and developed his own signature style focussing on heads of girls which became known as "Seifert type". Many of his works are a study of the sitter’s profile and are beautifully composed using harmonious colours and tones. His portraits of women often include flowers such as the pink rose seen in this wonderful example which represents youth and beauty.
In 1876, he opened his own workshop in Munich and started exhibiting in Germany and Prague. He became a popular artist in Germany achieving success and spent most of his life there. He died in Munich on 6 February, 1901. Examples of his work can be found at the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne and the Rudolfinum, Prague.
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Presentation: The painting is housed in its stunning original gilt frame which is in excellent condition.
Condition: As with all of our original antique oil paintings, this work is offered in ready to hang gallery condition, having just been professionally cleaned, restored and revarnished.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 56 cm (22.0")
Width = 50 cm (19.7")
Depth = 8 cm (3.1")


Seller Details

Benton Fine Art
Regent House
High Street
Moreton In Marsh
Gloucestershire
GL56 0AX
United Kingdom
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