Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Mathilde Blind (1841 - 96) 1880s

Harold Rathbone 

Portrait of Mathilde Blind (1841 - 96), Harold Rathbone
Pastel on paper
19th Century
71 x 32 inches 180.3 x 81.3 cm
The japonnaiserie taste that appear in sophisticated French and British art during the latter nineteenth century - for example in the work of Manet or Whistler - is apparent in the composition and the posing of this portrait, which is indebted to Japanese woodcut prints.
Philip Mould Ltd, 18-19 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5LU.Copyright Philip Mould Ltd.