Dutch Master Portrait of a Woman
Original oil painting by internationally renowned Dutch artist Cornelis Le Mair. Titled Portrait, this painting comes with a custom built frame and measures 28 x 23 inches unframed. Framed dimensions are approximately 36 x 31 inches. This artwork appears in the artist's portfolio book and the book which will come with the painting.
Cornelis Le Mair was born in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, in 1944. As be submersed himself in art at an early age, he found himself drawn to works by Rembrandt and other Dutch masters. He begn academic art training in The Netherlands at 18, and then moved on to the Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium which awarded him placement in a high institute for further art training. he returned to Eindhoven in 1970. When looking at this painting, the viewer can tell Le Mair works in three specific schools of art: the Renaissance, the Romantic, and the Modern. He incorporates portrait painting as well as elements of Dutch still life tradition. Le Mair works in elaborate lighting and shadowing, as did the Old Masters, but infuses his own style through the use of wide brushstrokes. Le Mair has several books published on his works. His triptych titled The Allegory on the Transitoriness of Beauty was exhibited at the Kempeland Museum in Eindhoven (1995), the Castle of Zeist (1997), and the Westfries Museum (1999), and has been appraised for $2.5 million. Le Mair continues working in the arts, perfecting his craft in painting, drawing, writing, sculpture, interior design and architecture- like a true Renaissance man.
ART TITLE: Portrait
SIZE: 36 x 31(SIZE IS IN INCHES)
FRAME: THIS PIECE IS FRAMED. AS ARTWORK MAY BE OBTAINED FROM VARIOUS CONTRACTS OR ESTATES, OCCASIONALLY THERE MAY BE MINOR DENTS OR SCRATCHES ON FRAME. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE CONDITION OF THE FRAME.
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