A 19th Century Portrait of an Italian Woman by Étienne Adolphe Piot


A 19th century portrait of an Italian woman set against a dark background with a raised hand holding forget-me-nots and white roses on her lap. The depiction of expressive 'beauties' was a common subject for Piot; beautiful women with an elegant and innocence essence. Carved and gilt frame dimensions are: Height: 44 1/2 Width: 34 1/2 Depth: 3 1/4.

36 x 26 in. 

c. 1890