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Title The Sewing Maid
Collection Sheffield Galleries & Museums Trust
Artist Vollon, Alexis (French painter, 1865-1945)
Date Earliest possibly about 1890
Date Latest possibly about 1900
Signed yes
Description Vollon specialised in genre and landscapes influenced by the work of his father, Antoine. This finely detailed interior of a drawing room with a seated maid sewing belongs to the 1890s, before Alexis adopted a more fluid, painterly approach.
Current Accession Number 936
Inscription front lr 'Alexis Vollon'
Subject figure
Measurements 98.5 x 78 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by J. G. Graves 1935.
Rights Owner Sheffield Galleries & Museums Trust
Author Alastair Smith
 

 

 

 

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