19th Century Victorian Pre Raphaelite Arts and Crafts Oil Painting Music Lute

A Large Late 19th Century Victorian Oil Painting

Datable to Circa 1880-1900

In the Pre Raphaelite / Arts and Crafts Style

Depicting A Lute Player or Troubadour in Renaissance Costume

Oil on Heavy Wood Panel

Unusually The Gilt Gesso ground has been impressed to imitate mosaic.

Inscription to the reverse: Phoebe Anna Traquair

I personally doubt the attribution it would certainly benefit from further research

In good condition for its age it would probably benefit from a light clean to reveal the gilt background in its original glory.

The ebonised wood frame is probably original

It measures 97.5 by 52cms overall

85 by 39 cms image

It weighs 10kgs

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