Self-portrait of the artist painted around 1880. The painter, with long hair and Baroque era clothes, seems to smile mockingly and we were able to confirm his identity thanks to several photographs taken by the famous photographer Nadar now housed in France’s National Library.
Artist: Adrien Marie (1848-1891).
Signed in the lower right corner.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good condition, recently relined and restored.
Dimensions: 55.5 x 46 cm. / 21 ¾ x 18 in.
Frame: 72.5 x 64 cm. / 28 ½ x 25 ¼ in. Gilt wood, very good condition.