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'boy With Toy' Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine (b.1915) Superb Oil Portrait Painting


£1,150 | $1,442 USD | €1,324 EUR
Item Number: SA814548
Date of manufacture: 1960
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Artsonline
This antique has been viewed 25 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


'Boy With Toy' Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine (b.1915) Superb Oil Portrait Painting
Brief Description:
This is an exceptional quality original Vintage Oil on Canvas Portrait Painting depicting an affluent and smartly dressed young boy who is sitting on a floral-patterned sofa whilst holding a red vintage Toy Fire Engine in one hand.
Painted during the 1950s-1960s by Royal Academy Listed artist ''Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine'' (1915-2007).
La Fontaine was an animal painter and draughtsman in black-and-white. He studied at Regent Street Polytechnic School of Art during the 1940s-1950s. His teachers, whilst there, included 'Harry Watson' and 'Stuart Tresilian'.
Further exhibitions were held at the City and Guilds of London Art School, and the Royal Academy, to name but a few.
La Fontaine lived in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, for many years, and passed in 2007.
A stunning piece in every respect, with superb attention to detail, and signed by the artist lower-right corner.
Oil on Canvas Painting
Signed: 'T.S La Fontaine'
Circa: 1960-1966
Attached verso is an original Art Dealer's label dating to 1966
Mounted within the original white wooden vintage frame, and offered in an overall 1st class original condition throughout.
Framed Measurements:
Height: 23.1'' | 58.6 cm
Width: 19.1'' | 48.5 cm
Depth: 2'' | 5 cm
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1960.


Height = 23.1 cm (9.1")
Width = 19.1 cm (7.5")
Depth = 2 cm (0.8")

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