An interesting French oil portrait. Gold leaf added to the hardboard canvas and then the subject painted on top. This was apparantly from a set of five. We missed the other four.
Materials: gold leaf foil on hardboard, oil paint
Size: approx 53 x 45 cm 21 x 18 inches
Weight: 1.36 kg
Markings: We think it is Jaques Lapierre written to the rear but research has revealed nothing
Origin: Found in Normandy, France
Date: Circa 1960-80’s
Condition: in vintage condition, dusty, some wear to frame extremities, some damage and loss of gold leaf foil as pictured.