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SA650870

Bubbles Original Pears Print After John Everett Millais Antique Frame Portrait Under Glass

Price

£325 | $433 USD | €368 EUR
Item Number: SA650870
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Historic Antique Paintings
This antique has been viewed 35 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

This beautiful rare and sought after ' Original Pears ' antique print Preserved Under Glass is Titled ''Bubbles ' and is housed in an original late Victorian gilded wooden ribbed frame with gilt slip and all sealed.
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The subject was originally painted by the talented artist John Everett Millais, and was given away with the 1897 Pears annual. Its housed in a lovely giltwood frame which greatly enhances the appearance
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'Bubbles' was painted in 1885-6 and shows a boy blowing bubbles with a pipe and a bowl of soap suds. The boy was the artistís grandson, Willie James, aged about four.
The young boy grew up and in later life became an Admiral.
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To get around the problems of painting the bubbles, the artist had a glass sphere specially manufactured. Millais originally titled his painting 'A Childís World' but it was later changed to 'Bubbles'.
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These early full size prints on thick card are fairly rare to find as originals and today many modern copies are around reprinted in much smaller format.
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This is a genuine early example from around 1886 and bears the makers mark lower bottom right corner.
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Condition:
This print is in fair condition for 1886-1900 we'll preserved under glass with one or two scratches around Bubble and with some minor scuffs hardly noticeable.Looks respectable and ready to hang.
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Frame
The Victorian Frame looks very respectable after being regilded in the past and only has slight wear and a little distress / no losses.Recently remounted on new back board and reseated.
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Measurements Including Frame
Height : 36.75 Inches ( 93 cm )
Width : 27.5 Inches ( 70 cm )
Depth : 1 Inches ( 2.5 cm )
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DELIVERY
Uk Mainland By Hand To Door Add £50
[ Cannot Be Sent By Post Due To Glass ]
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TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES: 07547 617528. Anytime Tel / Text
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STOCK NUMBER CLC/012
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Internal Ref: CLC/012



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Dimensions

Height = 93 cm (36.6")
Width = 70 cm (27.6")
Depth = 2.5 cm (1.0")


Seller Details

Historic Antique Paintings
Private dealer
Leicestershire
United Kingdom
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