Portrait of a young roman girl executed in 1872 by good listed french artist Charles Joseph Lecointe ( 1824 Paris - 1886 Asnieres ). Lecointe studied by Picot and Aligny (1849 - Grand Prix de Rome). Exhibited in 1843 -1870 in Salon mythological, religious and portraits from roman campagna. His works situated in museums of Angers, Bernay, Poitiers, Rouen, Paris.
Literature: Artist Lexicons by Thieme/Becker and Benezit .
Inscription: signed in the middle left and dated 1872
Technique: Pastel on paper/canvas, original period gold-plated frame
Measurements: unframed h 18 1/2" w 22" ( 47 x 56 cm), framed w 21 1/2" x 25" (54,5 x 63,5 cm)
Condition: in very good condition