Impressionistic study of a forest nymph as allegory of vanity was executed in the second half of 19th century by a French artist in the style and from the circle of Narcisse Virgile Diaz de la Peña (1807 - 1876).
Literature : "Narcisse de la Pena", catalogue raisonne l´oeuvre peint" by Pierre et Rolande Miquel, ACR Edition; D. Croal Thomson, The Barbizon School of Painters (London, 1890).
Technique: oil on wood panel. Original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 4 1/8" x h 7 1/8" (10,5 x 18 cm); framed w 7 3/4" x h 10 5/8" (19,5 x 27 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.