La Jeune Tricoteuse

La Jeune Tricoteuse

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Offered by Douwes Fine Art




The present painting is a fine example of French Realism, the movement that had started in the 1850s and that endeavoured to depict objective reality, without embellishment or interpretation, as opposed to the dominating genre of romanticism in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Realism believed in objective reality and revolted against the exaggerated emotionalism of the romantic movement. Truth and accuracy became the goals of many Realists. Many paintings depicted people at work, underscoring the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution. Antoine Vollon, Alexis father, was an important representative of this movement and Alexis followed in his footsteps.

Origin
from a private Dutch collection.
Period
French 19th-20th century
Material
Oil on canvas
Signature
signed 'Alexis Vollon' (on the edge of the seat of the chair)
Reference
100-60
Sizes
117 x 89 cm

Offered by

Douwes Fine Art

Johannes Vermeerstraat 15 hs
1071 DK Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 206646362
http://www.douwesfineart.com/

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