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Title Summer Flowers
Alternative Title Flowers
Collection Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport
Artist Thirion, Charles Victor (French artist, 1833-1878)
Date 1875 (dated)
Signed yes
Description Born in France, Thirion was a pupil of Gleyre and Bouguereau. He was a subject painter and engraver and first exhibited at the Salon in 1861. This work is executed with great illusionistic skill and attention to detail.
Current Accession Number 1908.111
Inscription front lr 'V. Thirion, 1875'
Subject figure (young girl)
Measurements 128 x 87 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by J. Cockshut 1908.
Notes There is a comparable work by this artist, Une Jeune Fille aux Fleurs, 1877 (Sotheby's, New York 23 April 2004).
Rights Owner Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport, Sefton M.B.C. Leisure Services
Author Lisa Howard
 

 

 

 

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