18th Portrait of a Lady
18th Portrait of a Lady
18th Portrait of a Lady
18th Portrait of a Lady

Circle of MICHAEL DAHL (1659-1743)

18th Portrait of a Lady

18th century British

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Oil portrait of an aristocratic lady of early 18thc (1690-1720) period.
The portrait is Circle of artist Michael Dahl and has been painted within an oval freight and set within a decorative later swept gilt frame.

The lady wears a pink silk bodice trimmed with frilled lace and button front and is draped in a rich blue silk shawl over her shoulders.

Her hair is neatly held high in curls and she sits proudly looking towards the artist with poise and concentration.

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Good condition commensurate with age with slight paint thinning of painted surface due to past cleaning.
Dahl's portraits of members of the royal family hang at Kensington Palace and Windsor and other examples of his work can be found at the Tate and National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

His self portrait hangs in the National Portrait Gallery and he is famed for having painted a series of wonderful female portraits for the Duke of Somerset, now at Petworth House, and known as the Petworth Beauties.
MICHAEL DAHL (1659-1743) was a painter of exceptional talent and regarded as the only really serious rival to Sir Godfrey Kneller, for royal patronage, during the years 1690-1714. Dahl's patterns were undoubtedly indebted to the fashion set by Kneller, but Dahl had a lighter palette, and his brushwork applied in shorter and more careful strokes.
External Height 102.90 cm (40.51 inches)
External Width 88.90 cm (35.00 inches)
External Depth 5.00 cm (1.97 inches)
Oil on Canvas
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