'Portrait of a Young Woman in Bust' by Sara Page (early 1900s)
'Portrait of a Young Woman in Bust' (early 1900s), watercolour and pencil on fine paper, by British artist, Sara Page, (1855 - 1943). A delightful portrait whose subject is attired in the distinctive wear of this era. The work is reminiscent of photos of suffragettes from the early part of the 20th century. Her dress is blue-striped with a frilly neckline, her hat with bow and ribbon. She rests comfortably in an armchair, her head angled to her left in bust. A short video clip of this work can be provided upon request.
About the Artist: Sara Page was born in 1855 in Moxley, Staffordshire, England. The artist arrived in Paris in 1892 and remained until 1934. She exhibited at the 1893 Société des Artistes Français exhibition, Paris Salon and the Royal Academy of Arts in London from 1892 to 1896. She excelled at and was well known for painting female portraits among her other works. Sara Page's art is widely collected and held by several museums worldwide. This work beautifully mounted and framed with glass. Signed: 'S Page' in lower left hand corner. Rear of work details information regarding artist and the work's provenance.
Dimensions with frame:
H 45.5 cm
W 39.5 cm
Dimensions without frame:
H 29 cm
W 23 cm